Nursing Homes Ireland face grilling from Covid-19 Committee

first_img WhatsApp The chief executive of Nursing Homes Ireland is expected to say the failure of the so-called surge to materialise was among the reasons patients were discharged to homes from hospital without testing for Covid-19.Tadhg Daly is among those who will face a grilling from the Covid-19 Committee today in the wake of the devastating impact of the virus on the sector.Almost half of all deaths from the virus have occurred in care settings and there have been 264 clusters in homes.CEO Tadhg Daly said the health service had been preparing for a so-called “surge”Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/dasdffgfddfgly7am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleGreen light for new autism unit at local national schoolNext articleDonegal TD calls for change in SUSI grants process News Highland By News Highland – May 26, 2020 Google+ Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Nursing Homes Ireland face grilling from Covid-19 Committee Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Facebook WhatsApp Google+center_img AudioHomepage BannerNews Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more