The issue stems from the date of the election. Due to it being held on February 8, those who registered within the past eight months may not be included on the new register, which is refreshed once a year.
Two Irish advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs) are among the first nursing teams in the world to surgically implant a tiny device enabling stroke or faint patients to have their heart rate and rhythm monitored from their own homes.
Nurses in the consistently clogged Emergency Department (ED) of University Hospital Limerick (UHL) are concerned they will not be able to safely and adequately evacuate patients in the event of a major emergency situation.
Patients families have hit out at what they described as “cattle mart” Emergency Department (ED) conditions, as the highest-ever levels of patent overcrowding were recorded today at University Hospital Limerick.
A small percentage of patients who present at emergency departments (EDs) are waiting at least two days to be admitted to hospital, while seven in 10 are not admitted within the HSE’s target time of six hours.
Marie McMahon and her daughter Cara Wynne said they were shocked and disgusted by the request and are now campaigning for an overhaul in the way the hospital deals with queries from relatives of deceased patients.