26 Jan 2022

Mullingar hospital extremely busy and patients asked to consider options before attending emergency department

Regional Hospital Mullingar’s emergency department is extremely busy

Regional Hospital Mullingar’s emergency department is extremely busy

The Regional Hospital Mullingar’s Emergency Department is busy.

According to a spokesperson for Ireland East Hospital Group, "The hospital is in escalation and the teams are working to manage the current Adult In-Patient and Covid-19 Bed Capacity together with Scheduled Care."

Patients are being to consider their options before attending the Emergency Departments.

"If you do come to ED and are not triaged as seriously ill, you may need to wait for a long period to be seen. Adult and Paediatric Patients who require urgent care will be prioritised. Hospital Management would like to thank the public for their support and understanding during this period."

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