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Limerick Regional to close down 25 beds

Doctors dispute HSE claims that patient care is not being affected by cuts. Susan Mitchell reports

13th August, 2011

Doctors dispute HSE claims that patient care is not being affected by cuts. Susan Mitchell reports

Some 25 beds are to be cut at Limerick’s Mid-Western Regional Hospital from tomorrow and the hospital is also planning to slash overtime by half and reduce spending on agency staff.

The cost-saving measures are designed to tackle the hospital’s budget overrun.

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