The emergency department at Altnagelvin Hospital is 'extremely busy' this afternoon, the Western Trust has said.
A Trust spokesperson said there are 26 people waiting to admitted and 60 people currently in the emergency department.
"Please only come to our ED if you have a medical or mental health emergency," the spokesperson.
"Please consider other appropriate healthcare options available to you, such as your local Pharmacy or GP Out-Of-Hours."
If you are attending our Emergency Department, you must:
Come alone. Children and vulnerable adults can be accompanied by one person;
Wear a Face Mask at all times;
Sanitise your hands;
Respect staff and the guidance they give you.
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