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More Than 2,000 Wait For A Day Procedure In Midlands Hospitals

The figures have been obtained by Sinn Féin.

An urgent plan to catch up on missed healthcare before the winter is needed, according to Sinn Fein.

They've obtained figures which show over 2,000 people are currently waiting for a day procedure in a midlands hospitals.

Almost half of those, 995, are waiting for a procedure in Tullamore Regional Hospital, with 555 in Portlaoise, and 468 in Mullingar.

Across the state, the total number waiting for day procedures is at 80,283.’

The party is proposing a €914m package to get the health service up to standard - including hiring 600 consultants, 4,000 additional hospital staff, and adding 430 critical care beds by 2025.

Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley says the HSE is currently limping from crisis to crisis:

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