Letterkenny Hospital manager urges public not to put patients at risk

first_imgThe General Manager of Letterkenny University Hospital is appealing to the public to stay away from the hospital during the current flu outbreak.A visitor ban is in place at the hospital this week due to a significant increase in the number of the cases of the flu in the Donegal area.The hospital has implemented strict visiting restrictions in order to protect vulnerable hospital patients and prevent further spread of the virus. Seán Murphy General Manager Letterkenny University Hospital said, “We are appealing to people to cooperate with the visiting restrictions so that we can protect the many very sick patients in the hospital. We would like to emphasise that the public should not visit the hospital. In exceptional cases only, a maximum of 2 visitors per patient may be permitted with prior agreement with the ward manager.“While we know that this may be challenging for patients and their families, our priority must be protecting our patients many of whom are very ill and for whom the flu would be very serious.“We would like to thank the public for their co-operation.”Letterkenny Hospital manager urges public not to put patients at risk was last modified: December 4th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Ananth Kumar: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

first_imgBorn in 1959 in Bangalore, HN Ananth Kumar has a bachelors in Law. Kumar was influenced by RSS from his childhood and joined the ABVP, the student wing of BJP. During the Emergency, he was imprisoned and was later elected ABVP’s State Secretary and then its National Secretary in 1985. He later joined BJP and was nominated as the State President of BJP Yuva Morcha. He was then made National Secretary of the party in 1996.In 1996, he was elected from Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency and has been elected from the same seat six consecutive times. In 1998 he was inducted into the Union Cabinet headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Minister for Civil Aviation. In 1999, he became a Cabinet minister in the NDA government. He handled various ministries like Tourism, Sports & Youth Affairs, Culture, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation.He became the President of the Karnataka state unit of BJP in 2003 and led the BJP to become the single largest party in the Legislative Assembly and won the highest number of Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka in 2004. In 2004, he was appointed as the National General Secretary of the BJP and has held that post ever since.last_img read more

Blaze Spikers breeze through to semis

first_imgPhilippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPowerhouse defending champion Petron expectedly breezed by Sta. Lucia Realty, 25-17, 25-11, 25-18, Saturday to become the first semifinalist—deservedly so—in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at Filoil Flying V Centre.In scoring their 15th straight win, the Blaze Spikers lined themselves up for a best-of-three semifinals against either the Cignal HD Spikers and the United VC Spikers.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess LATEST STORIES Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View comments Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles MOST READ Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting A memorable, meaningful Open win for Mondilla Though Petron kept its winning streak intact, the win did not impress import Stephanie Niemer.Niemer, who had 16 points,  said they could have done better despite the dominant win.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsKath Bell led the Blaze Spikers with 19 points as Petron needed just over an hour—and just one game—to march on.“We’re very happy that we’re now in the semis. But, of course, the road ahead will be a lot tougher,” Petron coach Shaq delos Santos said.last_img read more