People are being asked to consider all options before attending the ED.
Emergency Department services at the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar are extremely busy once again today.
People are being asked to consider all options before attending the Adult and Paediatric Emergency Department.
Patients attending the ED who require urgent care will be prioritised.
Members of the public are being reminded that patients who are over 16 years with the following injuries can attend the Regional Hospital Mullingar Minor Injury Unit located at Charter Medical Private Hospital in Ballinderry, Mullingar:
• Suspected broken bones to arm (from collar bone to fingertip)
• Suspected broken bones in legs (from knees to toes)
• Sprains and strains
• Wounds, bites (animal or insect) cuts, grazes and scalp laceration
• Minor burns and scalds
• Foreign bodies
• Minor chest injuries
Hospital Management are thanking the public for their support and understanding during this period.