Saolta has now clearly stated that at Mayo University Hospital Covid 19 and non covid 19 patients are not in the same wards and that there is no crossover of staff between patients with the virus and without it.
Saolta issued the statement yesterday evening to Midwest News after it had been asked the same simple question for days, as well as numerous requests by Midwest News to speak to the CEO of Saolta,Tony Canavan.
Aontu had submitted similar questions to Saolta and the party’s activist in Mayo Paul Lawless received a similar response yesterday evening.
He told Midwest News todaythat it’s a very welcome clear statement, but insists further questions remain unanswered.
While the small group of daily protesters at Market Square in Castlebar,who are demanding answers as to how the Castlebar hospital is managing covid and non covid patients, told Midwest News today that they will continue their protest this afternoon and into the future, because this statement from Saolta is not the answer to the concerns raised.