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Concerns at Mayo General cuts

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has expressed serious concern about an escalating crisis at Mayo General Hospital following news of severe cutbacks to frontline services. Deputy Calleary has been informed that the HSE is to close 10 orthopaedic beds and 1 out of 4 of the surgical wards at Mayo General. In addition to this, a further 12 in-patient beds are being downgraded to day beds.  All of this is part of the latest round of additional cutbacks sanctioned by the Minister for Health James Reilly. “There is no doubt that these latest cuts will have a serious impact on patients in Mayo and there can be no justification […]

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