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Kelly demands Limerick A&E to open on May 29th

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberAlan Kelly TD has welcomed the decision of the HSE Management in Limerick to open the A&E in Limerick on May 29th but he is concerned that HSE at a national level are trying to block this. Alan Kelly talks to Tipperary Times about his concerns. The Mid West desperately need this new A&E to open as planned. ...

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Lives at Risk as only ONE Ambulance per town in Tipperary

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber“Only one ambulance on night duty in each of Tipperary’s main towns,” Mattie McGrath Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health Simon Harris and the National Ambulance Service to immediately increase the number of ambulances covering all the major towns in County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was speaking after information supplied to him ...

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4 Things you need to know about the new Driver Drug Testing

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber Here’s everything you need to know about the roadside drug testing: 1. Did the Gardaí not already test for drugs before now? The Gardái have been testing for drugs for a few years now. Since 2011, over 1,600 people have been recorded under the influence of drugs. The types of test were testing for pupil dilation, ...

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930 patients waiting on trolleys this year in hospitals serving Tipperary

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberFigures released by the INMO show that both University Hospital Limerick and South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel top the lists for being the worst two hospitals nationwide for the number of patients waiting on trolleys. Since the turn of the year, 494 patients waited on trolleys and for places in a ward in University Hospital Limerick ...

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“PAC have agreed to my request to investigate Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel ,” Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed confirmation that the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) are set to investigate a €7 million over-spend at Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel. Deputy McGrath was speaking after PAC said there are serious and legitimate matters that need to be investigated in light of the fact the not one patient can receive ...

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Bird Flu found in Tipperary

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Department of Agricultutr has confirmed the second case of avian flu in Ireland in 2017. The H5N8 strain of avian influenza or bird flu was confirmed in the last week in a swan in Borrisokane, Co Tipperary. It’s the third case detected in wild birds in Ireland since the current outbreak of H5N8 began in ...

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Community Intervention needed to be increased to combat Emergency Department Overcrowding

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberUse of Community Intervention Teams must be increased to combat Emergency Department overcrowding – Cahill – Urgent need to launch awareness campaign – Tipperary Fianna Fáil TD, Jackie Cahill has said that an expansion of the Community Intervention Team scheme should be explored to help reduce the chronic overcrowding in our Emergency Departments. Community Intervention Schemes ...

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South Tipp Consultant slams delay in modular unit construction

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has voiced his concern regarding remarks made by South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH) Consultant Mr Paud O’Regan with respect to the cancellation of elective surgeries at the facility as well as the likelihood that the promised modular accommodation will not be delivered in the next year. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Mr ...

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BREAKING: Visitor Restrictions in Clonmel Hospital

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberClonmel hospital has this evening appealed to members of the public to not to visit the hospital, only in the event of extreme circumstances. The South Tipp hospital has also asked people not to visit the hospital if they have experienced flu like symptoms in the last 4 days in a bid to curb the spread ...

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Visitor Restrictions in place at Nenagh Hospital

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberNenagh hospital has this evening appealed to members of the public to only visit the hospital in extreme circumstances. The North Tipp hospital has also asked people not to visit the hospital if they have experienced flu like symptoms in the last 4 days in a bid to curb the spread of the disease. Visiting is ...

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