Private Hospitals Launch National Advertising Campaign Reminding Patients – “Keep Your Consultant Appointments And Continue Attending for All Treatment and Diagnostics”
Private Hospitals are urging all patients to continue attending for all scheduled appointments as normal during the Level 5 lockdown, in particular those receiving ongoing essential treatment as well as any patients who are scheduled for outpatient appointments or diagnostic tests.
A month-long radio and newspaper advertising campaign will run throughout November to remind the public that all private hospitals are essential services and are therefore fully open throughout Level 5 despite the current restrictions. This comes on the back of evidence that the Irish public have been putting both essential and non-essential treatment on hold due to the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Private Hospitals Association is reminding people throughout the country that all of its 18 member hospitals are continuing to operate as normal and in line with public health guidance.
There has been no interruption to current service provision arising from the current lockdown restrictions.
Private Hospitals continue to operate on a 24-7 basis at this time and would urge all patients to continue attending for their scheduled routine appointments, all essential and non-essential and treatment and any tests or scans as normal.
The campaign contains three very simple messages for the public alongside the overarching message – “Don’t Put Your Health on Hold”
- If you have a consultant appointment — keep it
- If you need a scan — get it done
- If you’re scheduled for treatment — do it
|Private Hospitals Association Members|
|Aut Even Kilkenny||Blackrock Clinic|
|Bons Secours Hospital Cork||Bons Secours Hospital Dublin|
|Bons Secours Hospital Galway||Bons Secours Hospital Limerick|
|Bons Secours Hospital Tralee||Galway Clinic|
|Hermitage Clinic||Kingsbridge Hospital Sligo|
|Mater Private Hospital Dublin||Mater Private Hospital Cork|
|Sports Surgery Clinic Santry||St Francis Mullingar|
|St John of God Hospital Dublin||St Vincent’s Private Hospital Dublin|
|UPMC Whitfield Hospital, Waterford||UPMC Kildare Hospital, Clane|