Minister promises hospital beds

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Minister Simon Harris

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he will increase hospital bed capacity in Limerick. The Mister was responding to calls in the Seanad to speed up the opening of beds in St John’s in the city.

Fine Gael Senator, Maria Byrne, for Limerick City has urged the Minister to ensure that the replacement 90 bedroom units for St John’s Hospital Limerick be expedited, alongside the 96 acute bedroom units in the University Hospital Limerick.

Speaking during the statements on Emergency Department waiting times in the Seanad, Senator Byrne stated: “I am urging you as Minister for Health to ensure the replacement 90 bedroom units for St John’s Hospital Limerick be expedited alongside the 96 acute bedroom units in the University Hospital Limerick

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