HSE DEFENDS BED CUTS AT FERMOY HOSPITAL
The HSE has moved this week to defend bed cuts at Fermoy Community Hospital following criticism the decision to reduce the number of beds at the new Sonas Unit by eight.
The HSE was responding to calls by chairman of the St Patrick’s Hospital Fundraising Association for a clear and unequivocal explanation for the decision which saw the planned number of beds in the unit cut from 20 to just 12.
A spokesperson for the HSE assured The Avondhu this week that a representative would make contact with Tom Higgins the chairman of the St. Patrick’s Hospital Fundraising Association in order to explain the decision fully.
Thursday 3rd November 6:12pm