HSE refutes Nolan’s claims over St Loman’s patient fears

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has categorically denied this week, claims by Cllr Peggy Nolan (FG) that a number of long term patients at St Loman’s Hospital in Mullingar are to be confined to what she says are “lock down facilities” at the campus over the Christmas period.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has categorically denied this week, claims by Cllr Peggy Nolan (FG) that a number of long term patients at St Loman’s Hospital in Mullingar are to be confined to what she says are “lock down facilities” at the campus over the Christmas period.

Cllr Nolan said that it was her understanding that patients at the hospital were in the process of being moved to a new unit at nearby St Mary’s Hospital, but she now “had it on good authority” that the proposed 50 bed unit had been reduced to 30 beds and therefore “unable” to facilitate all patients suitable for the move at St Loman’s Hospital.

To read this story in full, see this week’s Longford Leader.