Sinn Fein’s health spokesperson is calling for an urgent plan to be put in place to address overcrowding and a surge of cancellations at hospitals within the Saolta Hospital Group.
It comes following a meeting between Deputy David Cullinane and the hospital group’s executive management team.
Numerous issues were discussed, among those, the pressure facing hospitals due to a lack of beds and staff. There’s said to be deficit of approximately 200 beds across hospitals within the group.
Deputy Cullinane says it’s evident all areas of the health system are facing crises: