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MONKEYPOX is “very different” and much less contagious than Covid, the Western Trust has assured the local public. There has been one suspected case of the disease in the Trust area, however there have been no confirmed cases, the Trust’s medical director Catherine McDonnell confirmed. Ms McDonnell was delivering a report at the June meeting of the Western Trust […]
“We are currently considering if we need to step down some services and redirect staff for a period of time.”
“The new policy reflects the new realities of the pandemic.”
“There have been incidents where our staff have received verbal abuse and harassment.”
“It’s in your own interest, it’s in the interest of your family, and in the interest of your work colleagues and community.”
“From children’s services to mental health and disability, we’ve been identifying contingency plans to try to sustain services.”
Western Trust appealing for staff to give up free time to work in hospital
The measure has been taken in response to the record case numbers in the community.
The number of cases in the county has increase almost five fold in a fortnight.