Limerick Get €13m New Specialist Unit

Limerick’s Mid-Western Regional Hospital is to get a major new unit costing €13m.

The unit will offer state of the art facilities to Cystic Fibrosis patients, patients with Parkinson's and women with breast cancer.

It is estimated the unit will help over 12,000 patients across Limerick, Tipperary and Clare who suffer with CF, neurological and stroke disorders, breast cancer, and dermatology complaints.

A formal sod turning ceremony took place at the hospital today with Finance Minister Michael Noonan, along with representatives of the Mid-Western Hospitals Development Trust, the Cystic Fibrosis Association and the Parkinson's Association of Ireland.

JP McManus Pro-Am committee, along with funding carried out by the organisations themselves, is funding the unit.


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