HSE Winter Plan 2019 – 20

On today’s Morning Focus, Gavin spoke to the CEO of UL Hospitals Group, Colette Cowan and Maria Bridgeman, Chief Officer, HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare about the UHL Winter Plan.

The opening of a new MRI service at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) in Mid-December is a major component of the joint UL Hospitals Group (ULHG) and HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare Winter Plan for 2019-20, which includes a range of measures aimed at helping people to stay well, and to stay as close to their homes as possible this winter.  But with significant overcrowding in Dooradoyle already this year, how difficult a winter is in store?

You can listen back to the in-depth interview here: