Government urged to tackle crisis in Emergency Departments

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Twitter By admin – May 16, 2016 Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Government urged to tackle crisis in Emergency Departments RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleSchool principal appeals for return of stolen “Active Schools” flagNext articleBarry Molloy doubt for Harps trip to St Pats admin center_img Pinterest Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ Facebook Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire A senior Emergency Department consultant is calling on the new Government to act immediately to resolve the overcrowding crisis.Dr Fergal Hickey of Sligo University Hospital, who also serves as Communications Officer with the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine, was speaking after it emerged that the numbers on trollies for more than 24 hours in January and February was higher than before.He says that’s a matter of concern, particularly in cases of people over the age of 75.Dr Hickey says the fact that the figures were not published until after the election and the formation of a new government raises a number of questions…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/hickeystats.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more