Mullingar hospital 'in escalation' and adult emergency department is extremely busy
The Regional Hospital Mullingar’s Adult Emergency Department is busy this afternoon (Wednesday, June 22).
An Ireland East Hospital Group spokesperson said, "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. We would ask patients 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 Patients who require urgent care will be prioritised.
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"Hospital Management would like to thank the public for their support and understanding during this period."
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