Wexford General Hospital Sees Reduced Waiting Times At It’s A And E

WEXFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL SEES REDUCED WAITING TIMES AT IT’S A AND E

Wexford General hospital has bucked the national trend by reducing its waiting times in the A and E department.

Its one of only three hospitals nationally to do so.

Figures released this morning show an 8 percent increase nationally in hospital overcrowding last month, compared to July 2013.

The INMO General-Secretary Liam Doran is calling on the Minister for Health to release funding as a priority to help deal with the issue.

“To alleviate this over-crowding problem we need more beds, and we need more staff, and we need them now – and that requires additional funding” he said.

“And in our view the Minister has got to secure that in the interests of patients and in the interests of front-line staff who look after them” he added.

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