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Keeping hospitals open during latest lockdown

Wednesday, 21st October, 2020 9:44am

Story by Siobhan Holliman
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Keeping hospitals open during latest lockdown
Keeping hospitals open during latest lockdown

GALWAY’S hospitals haven’t been overwhelmed by positive cases of Covid-19 as yet and it’s hoped that normal services such as day surgeries, diagnostic procedures and out-patient appointments will continue if Level 5 restrictions succeed in reducing Covid-19 numbers.

Hospital management has stressed that it’s hugely important that they are able to maintain services, given the significant impact the first lockdown had on waiting times across all areas.

Earlier this year Galway’s public hospitals stopped all elective surgeries and non-urgent appointments; however, services will continue to operate as close to normal as possible during the latest roll-out of tight restrictions.

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