What started as a bug escalated to liver failure very fast and although the doctors at Kings Cross and the RVH
hoped she would get a liver donor, it wasn't possible.
We welcome the Mirror whose RVH
appeal will benefit greatly from their involvement.
A spokesman for the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust said patients who had been assessed by an RVH
consultant were offered a choice of being transferred to the Mater to be seen in a shorter time.
One added: "We have at least five patients a day in the RVH
that are sitting in beds ready to go back to another hospital for recuperation but they can't be moved because other trusts say they can't take them yet.
The Minister said: I am delighted to welcome the British Liver Trust s Love Your Liver Campaign to Northern Ireland and to meet with their staff, RVH
consultants and the RVH
Liver Support Group volunteers.
The Belfast Health Trust which runs the RVH
said they were waiting for correspondence from Madden and Finucane.
The watchdog was called in after a major incident was declared at the RVH
last month due to a backlog in emergency patients.
However, official figures at the time the divert was in place showed the average wait time to be seen at the RVH
was 125 minutes.
Thanks to the wonderful RVH
cardiac team - everyone a star.
, in west Belfast, is Northern Ireland's largest hospital and is the main centre for cardiology.
Thompson was later transferred to the RVH
in Belfast, while it was confirmed that Saiger's injuries were not life threatening.
According to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, the Rotavirus genus is divided into 5 antigenically distinct groups or species (RVA, RVB, RVC, RVD, RVE), 2 tentative species (RVF, RVG), and an unassigned species (ADRV-N), recently confirmed to be distinct from the other RV species, and now referred to as RVH