Outpatient clinics at Mayo University Hospital have restarted, following the recent cyber attack on the HSE's IT systems, which resulted in the widespread cancellation of services.

The HSE says outpatient clinics have resumed, with a combination of face-to-face and virtual clinics, and these are growing in numbers, week on week.

As services resume for outpatients and day case procedures, patients will be contacted directly from the hospital in relation to their appointments.

Endoscopy services at the Mayo Hospital are now fully re-established while minor surgery and procedures have also restarted.

Inpatient surgery is currently at about 35% of previous activity.

In relation to visitors, Mayo University Hospital is facilitating visits to patients in ward areas by appointment only with visits lasting 30 minutes between the hours of 2 and 4pm each day.