Western Trust warn of long queues today at Altnagelvin Accident and Emergency department


The Western Trust has advised patients to expect long queues of they visit Altnagelvin Accident and Emergency department today.

A spokesperson for the Trust said: “Our Emergency Department at Altnagelvin Hospital is very busy today, so please only visit if it is an emergency.

“Staff are working extremely hard to prioritise the more urgent patients.  “Those with less serious conditions will have to wait longer to be seen.

“Please consider other sources of health care, if appropriate, such as your local Pharmacist or GP.”


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