Halligan’s heart unit to cost €850k

3rd September, 2017
Independent Alliance junior minister John Halligan

The mobile cardiac care unit demanded by Independent Alliance junior minister John Halligan, in return for his continuing in government, will cost €850,000 to install and manage at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

Halligan has secured a mobile catheterisation laboratory, or cath lab, for UHW which will require €50,000 of enabling works by the HSE and will cost an estimated €40,000 per week to manage for the five months it is in place. It is expected...

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