Patients presenting at the ED with non-urgent conditions are experiencing lengthy waiting times.
Naas General Hospital asks people to consider all care options for non-urgent care.
The hospital has been experiencing high level of attendances and admissions being cared for in the hospital.
Where possible management at Naas General Hospital are asking patients with non-emergency conditions to seek assistance from other parts of the health service such as their local Pharmacist or GP.
Patients who are presenting at the ED in Naas General Hospital with non-urgent conditions are experiencing lengthy waiting times to be seen.
Any patient who needs emergency hospital care will be seen and Naas General Hospital would urge such patients not to delay attending the ED.
If you suspect you are having a heart attack or stroke, please dial 999 or 112 in an emergency.
The hospital would like to remind the public if you have to attend the ED in emergency situation please:
· ensure you wear a mask,
· practice social distancing and
· ensure you tell the triage personnel if you have any signs/symptoms of Covid-19