Hospital Management would like to thank the public for their support and understanding during this period.
The Emgerncy Department at Mullingar Hospital is extremely busy.
Patients are being asked to consider their options before attending the ED.
Those who are not seriously ill may face long waiting times, as people who require urgent care will be prioritised.
Management is thanking the public for their support and understanding.
The hospital is in escalation and the teams are working to manage the current In-Patient and Covid-19 Bed Capacity together with Scheduled Care.