St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown – Services to close?

There have been calls on Health Minister James Reilly to clarify the Government’s position on the future of services at St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughlinstown. It had been suggested that the 24-hour Accident and Emergency unit would close and the hospital would only operate a daytime minor injury service. The … Continue reading

More weight on our minds and bodies………

  When Irish Medical Times reported only two years ago (early July 2009) that surgeries for morbidly obese people alone could cost the public almost €6 million every year by 2019, one could have been forgiven for assuming that the issue could be put on the backburner for a while. … Continue reading