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HSE proceeds with Covid-19 Assessment Unit

A NEW Clinical Assessment Unit is expected be set up in Shannon Health Centre on Monday, April 13  for Clare patients who are confirmed as Covid-19 positive. As part of the HSE system wide response to Covid 19, this unit will provided a face-to-face clinical assessment for patients following a GP referral. The aim of the units is to divert mildly symptomatic patients who require medical assessment away from the acute hospital system by providing a facility in the community in which the patient can be seen, and clinically assessed by a team of nurses, doctors and physiotherapists. The unit will provide service Monday to Sunday by appointment only from 07.30 to 20.30. According to the HSE’s COVID-19 Community Assessment Hubs Operational Model, which has been obtained by the Clare Champion, the outcome of the assessment will inform clinical decisions regarding the most appropriate level of care for each patient in the most appropriate environment. Consequently, this will not be …

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