Mullingar Hospital Issues Fifth Consecutive Busy Notice

Patients are being asked to consider their options.

Regional Hospital Mullingar’s Adult Emergency Department Services are extremely busy today, for the fifth consecutive day.

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

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:

•         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 attending the ED, who require urgent care, will be prioritised.

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

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