Ennis and Nenagh to lose 24-hour A&E services

The 24-hour A&E services at Ennis and Nenagh hospitals in Co Clare and Co Tipperary will be withdrawn from tomorrow.

It follows talks at the Labour Relations Commission in Limerick between the HSE and health service unions.

In a joint statement this morning, both sides say the reconfiguration of the Departments of Emergency Medicine in the Mid-West will proceed as planned.

Emergency services will now be centralised at Limerick General Hospital.

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