Taoiseach Says Good Clinical Leadership Needed To Alleviate UHL Overcrowding

The Taoiseach claims that improved resources and clinical leadership are required at University Hospital Limerick to help alleviate overcrowding.

It comes on a day where the INMO recorded 116 patients on trolleys at the Dooradoyle facility, just one week after UHL broke its own record for hospital overcrowding on two separate occasions.

The development has led to renewed calls from local lobby groups, for the government to reinstate Accident and Emergency Units at Ennis, Nenagh and St.Johns.


Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that while money is being pumped in, to enhance services at the regions Model Two Hospitals, there are more factors at play.

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