Capital funding for 60-bed block unit at University Hospital Limerick

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NEWS that Minister for Health, Simon Harris has confirmed Government will provide capital funding for a 60-bed block unit at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) was welcomed by Senator Maria Byrne, Fine Gael, this morning.

“Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD has this morning confirmed to me that he will be providing capital funding for the 60-bed block unit at UHL,” the Senator said.

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“Minister Harris has set the construction of the modular in Limerick as a priority,” she continued, “The HSE is currently finalising the capital plan and funding will be provided for this important project to progress.”

“This 60 bed block will be of huge benefit to patients and staff until a separate 96-bed unit aimed at alleviating long-term overcrowding issues is operational”