No children allowed to visit as Mullingar Hospital described as “very busy” this afternoon

Management at the Midlands Regional Hospital are advising that the hospital and ED is extremely busy this afternoon.

Visitors are advised to only attend the hospital if absolutely necessary and to not bring children if at all possible.

Hospital management apologises for the inconvenience to patients and their families and thanks the public for their cooperation at this time.

24 people were on trolleys or chairs at the hospital today according to the INMO.