Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (655)

Martin Ferris


655. Deputy Martin Ferris asked the Minister for Health the way in which a situation was allowed to arise on 25 October 2019 at University Hospital Kerry, which at one stage had seven ambulances waiting to offload patients and were unable to do so due to overcapacity in the emergency department; the ambulance cover the rest of County Kerry had while these ambulances were waiting at the hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45167/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service issue, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply.