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Listen: HSE To Hold Briefing On Emergency Dept. Over-Crowding Tomorrow.

: 01/03/2018 - 18:12

The Health Service Executive is due to hold a media briefing tomorrow to discuss the unprecedented situation at the countries Emergency Departments.

The INMO confirmed the numbers waiting to be admitted have reached a new national record high today at 677, of whom  20 are at Naas General Hospital.

The surge in people presenting at Emergency Departments has been blamed on the flu epidemic which is yet to reach its peak.

Dr.Jim Grey is an A&E Consultant and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Trinity College Dublin:

NEWSTALK1740572.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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