Full Capacity Protocol implemented at Letterkenny University Hospital

first_img Twitter Full Capacity Protocol implemented at Letterkenny University Hospital RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Google+ Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty The Full Capacity Protocol has been implemented at Letterkenny University Hospital.In a statement issued the hospital says the Emergency Department is extremely busy today with significant numbers of patients awaiting admission to the hospital.31 people are awaiting admission, the second highest in the country according to figures from the INMO.The hospital apologises to patients and their families for these delays with all efforts being made to identify patients who are appropriate for discharge.Management at the hospital would like to advise people who are attending the Emergency Department that they can expect delays and remind the public that they are encouraged to attend the Emergency Department only in the case of real emergencies and they should contact their GP or GP Out-of-Hours service in the first instance.Letterkenny University Hospital again apologises to all patients and their families for any distress caused as a result of these delays. Homepage BannerNews Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn center_img 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe WhatsApp Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase By News Highland – May 22, 2017 Previous articleWarning to be extra vigilant following numerous reports of scamsNext articleRoma McLaughlin selected for Iceland friendly News Highland Google+ Pinterest Facebook Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Twitterlast_img read more