Connolly Hospital – Being squeezed

HSE Press Release re. Connolly Hospital

Management in Connolly Hospital have been meeting with senior staff to
discuss ongoing plans to ensure the hospital complies with its
statutory obligations and remains within its allocated yearly budget.

Some of the key measures/actions that are required over the coming
months include seasonal closures in the surgical day ward and
outpatient services, phased closure of 20 surgical acute beds,
rostering reviews as per the PSA, reduction in phlebotomy services to
GPs, measures to rationalise stock levels, savings on contracts,
energy savings and savings to be made when new MRI is installed.

Management wish to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all
staff during these challenging times.