People are being asked to consider the Regional Hospital Mullingar Minor Injury Unit for certain minor injuries.
A midlands hospital is reporting that they are extremely busy this evening.
Regional Hospital Mullingar is in escalation in their Adult Emergency Services Department.
People are being encouraged to consider attending the Regional Hospital Mullingar Minor Injury Unit instead with concerns around suspected broken bones in arms and legs, sprains and minor burns.
Patients who require urgent care are encouraged to still attend the hospital and will be prioritised.