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A four-year-old boy was fatally injured in an accident on a farm in north Mayo on Wednesday night.
Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring has welcomed the news that a new director of nursing has been appointed to Belmullet District Hospital.
A total of 77 public beds have been closed in community nursing homes (CNHs) and hospitals throughout Mayo in recent times, at the same time as health cutbacks and home help hours have been reduced.
Industrial action is scheduled to take place at Mayo General Hospital on Monday next (subject to ongoing negotiations) while a protest march is being organised for Sunday February 5 next in Ballina, in response to drastic new health service cuts set to affect hospitals in Mayo, as announced as part of the new HSE National Service Plan this week.
Community nursing homes in the county could face closure if the warnings given by the Minister for Health Dr James Reilly come to fruition. Dr Reilly remarked earlier this week at a Fine Gael and Labour parliamentary party that cuts in the forthcoming budget could results in the closure of 40 nursing homes, the closing of 1,000 hospital beds, and the hotly debated issue of a €50 medical card charge.
There are no plans to close the McBride Nursing Home in Westport according to HSE West executives this week.
News that up to 59 public nursing home beds are to be closed in Mayo has been met with “gross concern” and “dismay” by Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary.
An anti-health cuts website set up by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is attracting huge online traffic from beleaguered health care workers who are campaigning to keep their jobs and make the health system work.
A petition in support of Belmullet District Hospital, which has attracted almost 3,000 signatures, will be handed into Mr Frank Murray’s office at St Mary’s headquarters in Castlebar today (Friday).
A Dáil deputy has severely rapped the HSE for failing to meet a deputation to discuss the future of Belmullet District Hospital. The Fine Gael Spokesperson on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, said he was “shocked” HSE management would not meet with a deputation, prior to a decision being made on the proposed closure of portion of the hospital.