Minister promises hospital beds


first_imgTwitter Advertisement Simon Harris: “Who can do the most? It’s You and it’s your family” Linkedin Simon Harris “We need to do better at social distancing” TAGShospital bedsMaria ByrneSeanadSimon Harris Simon Harris: “Let’s be kind to each other this weekend” Previous articleSemi finals of Dell VEX Robotics takes place in Limerick todayNext articleLimerick service centre expected to deal with more than €400 million transactions in 2018 Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Email Simon Harris: “It’s up to all of us. Let’s do this” center_img Call to keep Limerick maternity hospital building in public ownership Print Simon Harris: “It’s tough but it is life saving” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp NewsHealthMinister promises hospital bedsBy Bernie English – February 1, 2018 1859 Minister Simon HarrisHealth Minister Simon Harris has said he will increase hospital bed capacity in Limerick. The Mister was responding to calls in the Seanad to speed up the opening of beds in St John’s in the city.Fine Gael Senator, Maria Byrne, for Limerick City has urged the Minister to ensure that the replacement 90 bedroom units for St John’s Hospital Limerick be expedited, alongside the 96 acute bedroom units in the University Hospital Limerick.Speaking during the statements on Emergency Department waiting times in the Seanad, Senator Byrne stated: “I am urging you as Minister for Health to ensure the replacement 90 bedroom units for St John’s Hospital Limerick be expedited alongside the 96 acute bedroom units in the University Hospital LimerickSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up More about health here. Facebooklast_img read more

Onaway Man Denied Appeal for Murder of 24-Day Old Baby


first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis An Onaway man serving time for the murder of a 24-day old baby, was denied an appeal by the Michigan Supreme Court.20-year old Joshua Alan Tough was convicted of first degree felony murder, and first degree child abuse in 2015, for the 2014 death of Ashton Richardson.Doctor’s ruled Ashton’s death as a homicide, stating that the baby died from blunt force trauma to the head.At sentencing, Tough confessed that he threw the baby after losing his temper. He was 17 years old at the time of the incident, and was not the biological father of the baby. The Supreme Court, who wasn’t persuaded that the questions presented should be reviewed, denied tough’s application for leave to appeal an earlier judgment from the court of appeals. Tough will remain in prison for 32–70 years.The mother of Ashton and Tough’s former girlfriend, Kirsten Richardson, was convicted of 3rd degree child abuse.Tough is currently being held at the Carson City correctional facility in Michigan. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Hospice of MI Seeks More VolunteersNext TB National Marine Sanctuary to Host 17th Annual Maritime Festivallast_img read more

Damir Džumhur in semi-finals of Tournament in Šabac


first_imgOne of the best BiH tennis players Damir Džumhur has qualified to semi-finals of ITF Tournament which is being played in Šabac, Serbia.The tournament is worth 10 000 USD.In the quarter-finals Džumhur defeated Duje Kekekz from Croatia with 7:5, 6:4, and his next opponent is seventh holder of the tournament Miki Janković from Serbia.(D.J.)last_img