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Visiting restrictions remain in place at Letterkenny university Hospital this weekend. Management at the hospital say there are a large number of people presenting themselves to the hospital with flu symptoms. Seán Murphy, General Manager at Letterkenny University Hospital is asking people to respect the restrictions as the most vulnerable…

Staff at Sligo University Hospital are urging people to get the flu vaccine. In a new video, Fergal Hickey, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, and Deirdre Staunton, Resuscitation Training Officer have shared their flu experiences aimed at promoting the uptake of the flu vaccine among healthcare workers. The HSE also says…

A Donegal GP has admitted that doctors are practicising ‘bad medicine’ by prescribing anti-biotics too often. Letterkenny-GP and former FF Minister Jim McDaid said earlier this week that schools should just close to avoid the spread of the flu. But he admits that GPs like himself are not helping by…

The flu and vomitting bug continue to put health services in the north west and around the country under pressure. Today’s trolley figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show there are 20 people in trolleys at Sligo University Hospital and 17 in Letterkenny. The HSE says cases of…