Uproar in the UK as the NHS say patients are not seen within 4 hours at emergency departments – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Uproar in the UK as the NHS say patients are not seen within 4 hours at emergency departments




There’s uproar in the UK as one in five patients waited for 4 hours in emergency departments in the month of December 2019.

Consultants say that politicians in Westminster don’t know what’s going on and that they can’t see how the problem will be resolved.

There have been calls to invest in NHS emergency departments and recruitment of more nurses but it’s absolutely ridiculous compared to what’s happening here in Ireland.

 

The Liberal spoke to a patient who waited 9 hours in a Dublin hospital and was told to come back tomorrow as they had at least 4 more hours to wait to be seen.

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