Midlands Emergency Department Extremely Busy Today

Management is asking people to consider their options before attending the ED. 

The Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar is warning that the  Adult Emergency Department Services are extremely busy today.
 
Management is asking people to consider their options before attending the ED. 
 
They are also reminding the public that, patients who are over 16 years with the following injuries may wish to present to the Regional Hospital Mullingar Minor Injury Unit located at Charter Medical Private Hospital in Ballinderry, Mullingar:
 
o         Suspected broken bones to arm (from collar bone to fingertip)
o         Suspected broken bones in legs (from knees to toes)
o         Sprains and strains
o         Wounds, bites (animal or insect) cuts, grazes and scalp laceration
o         Minor burns and scalds
o         Foreign bodies
o         Minor chest injuries
 
However, anyone who attends the ED who requires urgent care will be prioritised.

Management would like to thank the public for their support and understanding during this period.

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