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Patients are now waiting an average of 15 weeks to access long Covid clinics in hospitals across the country, with the longest wait of 35 weeks for patients trying to access the clinic at Tallaght Hospital, local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten has stated.
Recently released pandemic related data has found that six percent of adults in Ireland are living with self-reported symptoms of long Covid.
Sean Canney Independent TD and Regional Group of TDs have received full support across Dáil Eireann for their motion which is calling for the roll out of specialist services to support those who have not recovered fully after being infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. “
Reports of the closure of the clinic dealing with neurological conditions associated with long Covid clearly contradicts commitments given by the HSE and Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and also contradicts the growing body of research indicating the long-term challenge of the condition will be focused on neurological issues, claims local Independent Deputy Denis Naughten.
More than 18,000 Galway people could be suffering from Long Covid, a term used to describe Covid-19 effects that continue for weeks or months after the initial illness, according to statistics released by the Independent Roscommon/Galway TD, Denis Naughten.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on Government to treat the surge in long Covid patients with the same urgency as the initial Covid-19 infections.
UK researchers have found previously undetected damage to the lungs of long Covid-19 patients, which may prove a vital tool in providing a definitive diagnosis for those who have not fully recovered from the virus months after their initial infection, noted local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten.
Many people are now experiencing long-term effects of Covid-19, suffering from lingering and debilitating symptoms often for months after their initial infection. Symptoms include fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, brain fog, headaches, sinus congestion, racing heartbeat, neurological symptoms, shortness of breath, and muscle pain.