Midlands Senator Says Hospital Waiting Times Leave Elderly Without Quality Of Life

He says people have been contacting his office in droves

Mounting hospital waiting lists across the midlands is leaving the elderly without any quality of life. 

That's the view of Kildare Labour senator Mark Wall. 

There's been an increase of 85% in those waiting at least 12 months for treatment in Mullingar, a 79% rise in Portlaoise and 57% hike in Tullamore -- where over 2,550 people are waiting to be seen. 

Senator Wall says the HSE needs to re-focus efforts on day to day care:

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