Latest Covid 19 news from Limerick

130,000 appointments cancelled at Limerick hospitals group during pandemic

MORE than 130,000 appointments  were cancelled at the six hospitals in the University of Limerick Hospital Group over a two-year period with the vast majority...

HSE experts to tackle Limerick hospital overcrowding crisis

HEALTH Minister Stephen Donnelly has ordered the HSE to deploy an expert team to University Hospital Limerick (UHL) as part of an emergency plan to...

Visitor restrictions lifted at Limerick hospital

VISITING on inpatient wards in University Hospital Limerick (UHL) was reinstated as of this Wednesday. A spokesman for the UL Hospitals Group said it is...
UHL overcrowding

Limerick hospital trolley crisis is still worst in country 

UNIVERSITY Hospital Limerick had by far the worst overcrowding in the country during the worst March on record for overcrowding, with 1,671 admitted patients...

Patients wait 65 hours for bed “on a good day” in Limerick hospital

AN INDEPENDENT review team, which visited the emergency department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL), found patients who had been admitted were waiting almost three...

Elective cancellations extended to five hospitals in Mid West

THE UL Hospitals Group has announced widespread deferrals of elective activity across five of its six sites in the Mid West region, due to...

Red Hot Mamas test positive for Covid after Limerick visit

MEMBERS of a musical-comedy group from the US that participated in last week's St Patrick's Festival Parade in Limerick have had their visit extended...

#BREAKING: Almost all elective activity deferred at UHL

THE country’s most overcrowded hospital University Hospital Limerick announced a deferral of almost all elective activity as it attempted to manage “a sustained surge...

Limerick doctor’s Covid warning over St Patrick’s holiday 

THE doctor in charge of the Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) has warned that increased social activity around the St Patrick's Day...

Covid and flu outbreaks cause visiting ban at University Hospital Limerick

UNIVERSITY Hospital Limerick (UHL) imposed a complete visitor ban on Monday because of multiple outbreaks of Covid-19 and influenza. A hospital spokesman also confirmed that people...

[cec_corona country_code=”IE”]