Midlands Emergency Department Is Busy Today

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Patients are being asked to consider their options before attending the ED.

Regional Hospital Mullingar's Emergency Department is extremely busy today.

The hospital is in escalation and the teams are working to manage capacity. 

Patients are being asked to consider their options before attending the ED.

Patients with the following injuries, are being advised by management, to attend 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

Patients that require urgent care will be prioritised. 

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