Cataract treatment waiting list doubles in Clare

Independent TD Michael McNamara says urgent investment in ophthalmology services in the Mid-West is required to address the growing waiting list for cataract procedures...

No new acute beds for Mid-West hospitals in 2023

No new acute beds will be opened in the Mid-West Region in 2023 making the UL Hospitals Group the only hospital group in country...

Expansion of services planned at Ennis Chronic Disease Hub

The Health Service Executive has confirmed that new positions in the areas of cardiology, physiotherapy, respiratory and diabetes are at advance stage of recruitment...

Deloitte report recommendations no surprise – McNamara

The Report recommending an additional 302 inpatient beds and 63 day beds by 2036, together with additional doctors and nursing staff in the UHL...

Shannon NCT centre will not go ahead

A proposed second NCT centre for County Clare that was due open in Shannon will now not be developed.

Council urged to prioritise Ennis North Inner Relief Road

Independent T.D. for Clare Michael McNamara has written to Clare County Council urging the Local Authority to revisit the proposal to link the Tulla Road and Gort Road in Ennis.

Ryanair postpones start of new Shannon-Barcelona service

Ryanair has delayed the commencement of a new route later this month from Shannon Airport just four weeks after the original announcement was made.

No ambulance available for seriously ill man

A man who collapsed in West Clare on Monday evening was left waiting for an ambulance for over an hour and almost two hours before he was transported to hospital.

Strategic plan to deal with UHL overcrowding

Clare's independent TD Michael McNamara has received confirmation that HIQA is to undertake inspections of the Emergency Department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) and work with hospital management to develop a strategic plan to address capacity issues at the Mid-West facility.