Short term measures introduced to ease Letterkenny General overcrowding

first_img By News Highland – January 13, 2014 Google+ Previous articleAstronaut Chris Hadfield talks of his delight at visiting DonegalNext articleFianna Fail confirm that they will not be supporting budget, Council to collapse for first time in its 118 year history News Highland Twitter WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton In an effort to ease overcrowding at Letterkenny General, patients from the south of the county are being diverted to Sligo General Hospital while GPs have been asked ‘treat people in the community.’This morning, the hospital had 27 people over its bed complement, many of them on trolleys, and some on chairs.The Management’s measures to ease the over-crowding were revealed to the INMO during a meeting with management this morning.Spokesperson Maura Hickey says that while they welcome the short term measures, the problem remains that Letterkenny General does not have enough staff to match demand:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/mauraCROWD.mp3[/podcast] News WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Google+ Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Short term measures introduced to ease Letterkenny General overcrowding Pinterest Facebook Twitter Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Man survives 130-foot minivan plunge into ocean

first_imgKGO-TV(MONTARA, Calif.) — A minivan driver survived a 130-foot plunge into the Pacific Ocean Friday morning after he he drove off a cliff on Highway 1 in Montara, California, authorities said.Rescuers rappelled down the cliff-face to reach them man, who had already climbed out of his crushed vehicle, according to ABC station KGO-TV. The driver, who was the vehicle’s only occupant, was attached to a rope and lifted up to the top of the cliff, the station reported.California Highway Patrol said the driver, who they described as a tourist in in his late 30s, drifted off the shoulder of Highway 1 about half a mile south of Devil’s Slide and went over the cliff’s edge into the ocean.CHP ruled out drugs or alcohol as factors in the crash and blamed operator error for the incident.Rescuers said the man was hypothermic from being in the water but otherwise seemed OK, KGO-TV reported.Rescuers initially had difficulty communicating with the driver, who speaks only Cantonese, but after a translators was found, he told them he did not have any back or beck pain.He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, authorities said.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Southampton’s Linden Estate lists for $75M

first_imgTagshamptons-weeklytristate-weekly Southampton Village’s Linden Estate (Photos via Sotheby’s)Southampton Village’s Linden Estate is on the market for $75 million, according to Mansion Global.The 10-acre estate is owned by Jürgen Friedrich, co-founder of the European branch of fashion brand Esprit.Boasting an 18,000-square-foot main home with 12 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms, the estate was built in 1915. The home features many stately rooms, including a wood-paneled library.The grounds are meticulously landscaped and include a grass tennis court, arbors, a fountain, and a carriage house with an attached greenhouse. There are two pools — one outdoor and another in a greenhouse-style building.Friedrich and his wife bought the home in 1999 for $8.5 million and have invested millions of dollars into restorations and renovations over the years. It was on and off the market in the first half of the 2010s.[Mansion Global] — Dennis Lynch Share via Shortlinkcenter_img Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlinklast_img read more

Have you downloaded the new Bakery Market Report?

first_imgBritish Baker’s Bakery Market Report is a unique snapshot of Britain’s retail bakery market, offering details of the ‘BB75’ – the country’s 75 largest bakery-focused operators – and much, much more.The report is available free of charge to all British Baker subscribers by following this link (you will need to log in to download the report).If you are not a subscriber, you can purchase the report for £250, or sign up for a year’s subscription to British Baker here.Brexit, of course, looms large over this year’s report, and our annual survey of retail bakeries reveals a marked shift in feelings towards the exit from the EU. 2018 was a year that saw businesses react to major shifts in consumer habits, including growing interest in plant-based eating, while demand for convenience saw businesses of all sizes explore new opportunities for delivering and selling their products.We also look at historical changes in a feature on the shape of the market in 2007, when the first Bakery Market Report was published.This year, we have introduced a new element to the report in the shape of a nationwide pricing survey that will give you a chance to compare your prices to the national average – and learn where the cheapest and most expensive bakery products can be found.The Bakery Market Report 2019 also includes established elements, such as the Bakery Business Survey in which British Baker readers reveal what the past year has meant for their business, and what they expect this year to bring.last_img read more