The Irish Patient’s Association is questioning the lack of progress at the region’s main hospital as 29% of patients were disatisfied with the care they received.
The National Inpatient Experiences Survey 2022 revealed that 71% recorded a good or very good experience at University Hospital Limerick while 87% of patients reported positive experiences at Ennis Hospital.
30% of respondents waited more than 24 hours to be admitted and 14% felt they didn’t have enough time to discuss their treatment with a doctor.
Spokesperson for the Irish Patient’s Association, Stephen McMahon, has been telling Clare FM’s Rebecca O’Sullivan that while bed capacity is an issue that can be remedied overnight, communication can.
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