Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

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Some surgeries have been cancelled in Cork hospitals amid overcrowding issues

Cork University Hospital is one of the places impacted by overcrowding. Image: Google Street View Cork University Hospital is one of the places impacted by overcrowding. Image: Google Street View SOME SURGERIES HAVE been cancelled at two of Cork’s main hospitals in a bid to tackle overcrowding.

In a joint statement last night, the HSE and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Union said elective surgery had been cancelled in response to overcrowding, which has been worsened by the high number of flu admissions in Cork hospitals. After talks yesterday between the INMO and the HSE, the two sides agreed on the measures to tackle overcrowding.

 

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