Ennis hospital X-ray department up for award

Ennis hospital X-ray department up for award


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2016

The X-ray department of Ennis General Hospital has reached the final stage of the Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Medray Department of the Year Awards.

There are three X-ray departments in the final – St Vincent’s University hospital Dublin, VHI Swiftcare centre Dublin and Ennis.

A spokesperson for the department in Ennis said: “We worked very hard to reach this stage and are thrilled to be in the final. This next stage is a public vote and we would greatly appreciate the public’s support. The voting lines are open until the 13th September.”

Two competitions are running simultaneously – the Radiotherapy Department of the Year and the X-ray Department of the Year. Ennis x-ray Department is in the second.

How to vote:

Click here.

On opening the IIRRT homepage there are 5 large advertising banners scrolling across the screen.

Click on the VOTE NOW Radiation Therapy and Radiology Department of the Year Awards banner when it appears.

Please vote for Ennis General Hospital X-ray department which is Part 2.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.