Work gets under way on 60 bed Univeristy Hospital Limerick unit

first_imgNewsHealthWork gets under way on 60 bed Univeristy Hospital Limerick unitBy Bernie English – April 3, 2019 989 University Hospital LimerickWORK has begun on the new 60-bed unit for University Hospital Limerick.A €2 million funding boost ahead of the publication of the capital funding plan has allowed hospital management to start groundworks in preparation for the main task of building the unit.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The 60-bed unit is intended to take some of the pressure off finding beds for patients admitted through the busy emergency department.The works were started in a week when there were more than 70 people on trolleys in the emergency department on one day waiting for beds.No timeline has been set for the completion of the unit as the main body of the €19.5 million funding has yet to be officially confirmed although local politicians have said publicly that it will be part of the capital plan.It’s understood that the build will take up to a year, all going well and after that, the hospital will need to hire nursing and support staff and fit out the unit.A statement on behalf of the UL Hospitals Group said that a timeline for overall project completion could not be set until funding is approved for the main modular build contract itself.“Commencement of the enabling works is a significant milestone. It is accepted by all stakeholders that there is an imbalance in acute hospital bed capacity around the country. Delivery of the 60-bed inpatient block at UHL will begin to help us address our capacity issues in the MidWest,” the statement added. Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group Previous articleListen: Virgin Phoenix rises from the Krups ashes in LimerickNext articleNew 33 space car park opened in Adare Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGShealthLimerick City and CountyNewsuniversity hospital limerick 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL Print WhatsAppcenter_img Linkedin Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Email Facebook Twitter 64 patients waiting for beds in UHL Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 days Management at most overcrowded and most COVID-hit hospital apologise to patients ‘waiting over 100 hours’ for a bedlast_img read more

WATCH: CBI’s arrest of four Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials resulted from ministry tip-off, reveals Union Min Col Rajyavardhan Rathore, reiterating commitment to corruption-free India

first_img Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTED The officials arrested in the raids include Director SAI SK Shamra, Junior Accounts Officer Harinder Prasad, Supervisor Lalit Jolly, and UDC V K Sharma and private contractor Mandeep Ahuja along with his employee Yunus. According to the reports, bills of Rs 19 lakhs were pending to be approved by the SAI officials. The accused officials had been demanding a bribe if three percent to clear the filesREAD| Exclusive: ‘No Witch-hunt On Robert Vadra, We’re Going As Per Law’, Says Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore CBI on Thursday arrested four Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials including Director SAI and two private persons during an ongoing raid, in connection with alleged corruption in the transport department in the Authority, the issue was addressed by the Union Minister Rajyavardhan RathoreThrough a minute long Twitter video, the BJP Minister shared that the investigation was initiated by them after receiving information of corruption in the Ministry to solve the issue and not merely conceal it. Last Updated: 17th January, 2019 23:57 IST WATCH: CBI’s Arrest Of Four Sports Authority Of India (SAI) Officials Resulted From Ministry Tip-off, Reveals Union Min Col Rajyavardhan Rathore, Reiterating Commitment To Corruption-free India CBI on Thursday arrested four Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials including Director SAI and two private persons during an ongoing raid, in connection with alleged corruption in the transport department in the Authority. Aishwaria Sonavane WATCH US LIVE COMMENT Through the video, he said, “A few months ago we got the news that the Indian authorities of the sports department are engaging in corruption. We could have transferred them, but with that, the problem would not have solved, but only concealed.”   Written By Session ID: 2020-09-09:c1f4604db5c4d0f3e72713f9 Player Element ID: video_player_5f586163f0f4b OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen First Published: 17th January, 2019 23:48 IST SUBSCRIBE TO US “Just like the belief citizens hold in our party, we sent this to the investigating agencies and they after a few months of investigations conducted raids on Thursday and arrested some officers,” he added.READ| “Wait For Supreme Court’s Decision”, Reiterates Col Rajyavardhan Rathore On Mounting Demands For Ordinance In Construction Of Ram Temple In AyodhyaThe Sports Minister further stated that BJP hopes to build every Ministry corruption-free. He said, “We hope that they take this investigation to till the end. We want to free sports of any sort of corruption, for that matter any Ministry. We are committed to making our systems transparent.”   LIVE TV FOLLOW USlast_img read more