NewsCommunityHealthA spoonful of multiculture helps the medicine go down at University Hospital LimerickBy Bernie English – March 27, 2019 1241 Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Advertisement Previous articleFamily dynamic led Limerick to All-Ireland hurling gloryNext articleCarers at risk over serious health issues Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Paediatric Consultant John Twomey joins in a Samba dancing lesson given by Brazilian clinical student Nina Smalle at the multicultural day in UHL.Photo: Alan PlaceTHE SERIOUS business of medicine at the University Hospital Limerick got a colourful shot in the arm this week, as corridors were lined with crafts, stands and bright displays for the Hospital Group’s multicultural celebration day.The event was organised by staff and hosted in the Clinical Education and Research Centre at UHL.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up There were stands from India, Pakistan, Brazil, Sudan, Ireland, Greece, Philippines, Spain and Poland. Staff on the stands wore their own national dress, brought in foods to sample and had displays on their stands showing what is unique to the culture in each of their countries.Staff and guests, including the Polish Consulate Co-ordinator Dorota Luczak Dydowicz, were also treated to music, song and examples of Samba, Pakistani and Irish dancing.Staff performers were joined by musicians from the UL World Academy of Music and Dance as well as the children from St. Nessan’s School Mungret, Limerick which has a diverse multicultural population.UL Hospitals has strong links with Ghana through the Learning Lives of Ghana charity set up by UL and UL Hospitals Group to work with the national health service in the west African nation.Events were also held in Nenagh Hospital and University Maternity Hospital Limerick with food and cultural displays organised by staff to mark the day.Chief Clinical Director Professor Paul Burke said that the aim was to promote and celebrate cultural diversity at UL Hospitals.“We are honoured to have such a rich variety of different cultures working with us and their contribution and dedication to patient care is hugely valued by us all.”UL Hospitals Group has more than 450 employees from 50 different countries around the globe, this number is growing year on year as the Group continues to develop services in line with its strategic priorities between now and 2022.Thanking all the participants, Hospital Group chief executive Colette Cowan, emphasised the importance of promoting culturally diverse teams within the organisation and the benefits this brings to patients.” WhatsApp Limerick on Covid watch list Linkedin Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email The last dance for a Limerick cultural institution Twitter Print Facebook TAGSCommunitycultureEventLimerick City and CountyNewsuniversity hospital limerick TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type!
IHS Markit sees natural gas prices falling to near-record lows in 2020 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Natural gas prices are likely to slump in 2020 to adjusted levels not seen since the 1970s, pressured by surging supply from western Texas that will heap pain on gas drillers and force companies to pull back on spending, according to a forecast by industry research firm IHS Markit.Henry Hub gas prices will average under $2/MMBtu in 2020, marking the first time since 1995 that the benchmark contract will have dropped below the $2 level in nominal terms and threatening to set the lowest annual inflation-adjusted average in decades, IHS Markit said in a report. The London-based firm sees prices then rebounding slightly in 2021, averaging $2.25/MMBtu, lower than its previous estimate.A massive increase in associated gas plumbed from the Permian Basin during oil production underpins the firm’s forecast. That growth in gas production will combine with new gas pipeline capacity in the Permian, the nation’s top shale oil field, to contribute to oversupply that will force gas-focused drillers to pump the brakes across North America, IHS Markit said.Gas production hit a new monthly record at 91 Bcf/d in August, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Output hit a daily record of 92.8 Bcf/d on Aug. 19, the EIA said, citing HIS Markit data.“We need about 90 Bcf/d in 2020, and we’re at 92 and still growing, so you can see we’ve got a reckoning that we’re going to have to deal with in 2020,” IHS Markit Executive Director Samuel Andrus said during a Sept. 10 panel at the LDC Gas Forum in Chicago. “What we expect from all of this is some serious cash flow challenges in 2020, and that … outside of Appalachia — in the smaller producers — there’s going to be a lot of struggle,” Andrus said. “It’s going to be a rough year for the industry.”More ($): In 2020, gas glut will push prices down to 1970s lows, research firm forecasts
In the past match of the NBA league, the Phoenix Suns were defeated by the Atlanta Hawks with a result of 103:90. However, this match will be remembered after the record of Mirza Teletović, basketball player of the BiH national team, who became the best three-pointer striker in the history of the NBA league, from the bench, scoring his 165th three-pointer in the season.In the match against Atlanta, in little over 27 minutes he played Teletović scored 12 points, with seven rebounds and three assists. Of those points, Teletović scored three three-pointers from eight attempts, which was enough to break the 21-year-old record.“Breaking a 21-year-old record is not unimportant, so I have to be proud of that. However, what is more important to me is the Bosnia and Herzegovina stands before my name. I am happy for giving this record to my country,” Teletović said.So far in the season, Teletović scored 165 three-pointers, which is the new record in the NBA league for one player from the bench. The previous record was set by Chuck Person playing for San Antonio, when he scored 164 three-pointers in the season 1994/1995, also as a substitute player.(Source: klix.ba)