Strict visiting restrictions in place at Sligo University Hospital

Visiting restrictions are still in place at Shannonside hospital after a number of vomiting bug cases.

Sligo University Hospital released a statement on Friday warning visitors and patients to avoid the hospital.

Visitors will only be accepted in end-of-life situations or “exceptional circumstances” with the ward manager’s approval ahead of time.

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It’s hoped the restriction will protect the welfare of both visitors and vulnerable patients.

The ban lasts throughout the rest of the weekend.