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HIQA: Limited Bed Numbers & Poor Infrastructure Hindered Hospital Staff Covid 19 Response.

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Many health care services continue to be proportionally less resourced.

A limited number of beds, poor infrastructure and unequal access to workers hindered hospitals' response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

A new report released by the Health Information and Quality Authority found that many health care services continue to be proportionally less resourced than others, despite increased investment during the Covid crisis.

While Irish hospitals adapted quickly to the pandemic, it found every service was under "extreme pressures" due to longstanding underlying problems in the health sector.

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