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Temporary Closure Of Ennis Local Injury Unit
Short-term staffing deficits have been cited for the temporary closure of the Ennis Injury Unit on Saturday, August 20th.
The UL Hospitals’ Group has announced that the Local Injury Unit in Ennis Hospital will be closed for one day due to a lack of staff to operate facilities.
In a statement issued to the Clare Champion, the group confirmed this service will resume as normal on Sunday, August 21st from 8am to 8pm.
The group has apologised to patients who are inconvenienced by this disruption in service.
“This decision has been made to ensure patient safety, which we strive to protect at all times. No other services at Ennis Hospital are affected.
“The group are advising people who require treatment for minor injuries on Saturday to attend the Injury Units at St John’s Hospital in Limerick, or Nenagh Hospital,” said a group spokesperson.
The group is also urging people with minor injuries not to attend the Emergency Department at UHL at this time. The Injury Unit in St John’s Hospital, Limerick, is open seven days, 8am-7pm, and can be contacted on 061-462303. The Injury Unit at Nenagh Hospital is open seven days a week, 8am-8pm, and can be contacted on 067-42311.
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