Patients urged to avoid ‘very busy’ Mullingar ED

The management of Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar is warning people its emergency department is very busy today.
It says a lot of patients with complex needs have been admitted recently, many of whom remain in the ED, awaiting a bed.
According to the IMNO, there are 27 people on trolleys in the hospital this lunchtime.
The management is urging people to attend the department only if it’s absolutely necessary.