UNIVERSITY Hospital Limerick management have challenged a Limerick TD to produce evidence of allegations which he made in the Dáil last Thursday.
Deputy Richard O’Donoghue called for the management at the hospital to step down, claiming there have been “cover ups” and that paperwork had been tampered with in the case of teenager, Jessica Sheedy, who died in the hospital in 2018 after routine surgery.
In a statement following the Dáil claims, a spokesman for UHL said, “We continue to link directly with the Sheedy family and it would be inappropriate to comment further.
“We note the comments of Deputy O’Donoghue made in the Dáil on November 24. More general allegations in relation to incident reporting were made by the Deputy in the Oireachtas Health Committee on September 21 and again at a virtual briefing we arranged for Oireachtas members on September 30.
“We have written to Deputy O’Donoghue twice since September 30th looking for more detailed information so we can examine these claims. We await a response from the Deputy.”