The Special Delivery Unit has supported funding for two initiatives in Mayo General Hospital. The Hospital received €300,000 in 2012 to support the enhancement and development of their Acute Medical Assessment Unit. More recently, in January 2013, the SDU supported an application for funding to assist in supporting their escalation measures to address trolley waits for the first two months of the year when there is heightened pressure and demand on Emergency Departments. This funding of €105,000 is to be released to the Hospital through the normal HSE finance processes.
Question No. 685 answered with Question No. 649.