Statement from University Hospital Waterford 11th March 2020

Visitor restrictions are still in place at University Hospital Waterford due to Infection Control concerns. This is in the interest of patient care and in order to prevent the spread of infections within the hospital.

Hospital Management have requested that any patients attending the hospital for outpatient appointments, please attend on their own where possible. A number of elective surgeries have been cancelled and affected patients will be contacted directly by the hospital and rescheduled as soon as possible.

We regret any inconvenience caused to patients and relatives by these necessary measures, which are being taken in the interest of patient care. All infection control measures are in place and every effort is being made to manage and contain the spread of infection.

ENDS

Last updated on: 11 / 03 / 2020