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Tipperary
Friday, May 14, 2021
Announcement
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Health Simon Harris TD, Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Anne Graham, CEO of the National Transport Authority (NTA) have today launched a campaign on face coverings. According to the government, face coverings are...
People are being asked to ensure they follow social distancing guidelines. The issue was raised by local pharmacist Shane Kelly this morning who said that the importance of social distancing cannot be stressed enough if we are to keep the...
Management at South Tipperary General Hospital has made the decision to temporarily relocate its Oncology Day Ward to Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. The change, which is effective from today was made to maximise the protection of vulnerable patients from...
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed that a further 38 people diagnosed with Covid-19 have died. 29 of the deaths were in the east, six in the west and three in the south of the country. The latest deaths bring...
The Health Minister is being urged to explore the possibility of using Our Lady’s Hospital in Cashel to locate an isolation unit in Co Tipperary, if the Covid-19 virus were to be detected locally. The call has been made by...
Labour TD Alan Kelly has said that he hopes a decision by the HSE to commission a second MRI scanner for University Hospital Limerick may help to discharge patients in a more timely manner. The Labour Party spokesperson on health...
The Health Minister has been engaging with a number of Tipperary TDs in the Dáil this week, as Deputies Mattie McGrath and Martin Browne confronted Minister Harris with questions on the future of a number of health facilities in...
The opening of the new modular unit at South Tipperary General Hospital is in sight. It is now being claimed by Deputy Michael Lowry that the first 20 beds at the unit are due to open on Tuesday, January...
With a month left in the year, the INMO has said that 2019 has broken the record for most patients on hospital trolleys in any year since records began. 108,364 people were admitted to hospitals without beds being assigned to...
South Tipperary General Hospital ran at 200% bed occupancy at times during the summer, such was the disparity between demand and the hospital’s ability to cope. That was one of the points made by consultant physician Dr Paud O’Regan after...