State of Irish Health sector means patients are dying unnecessarily – IAEM

The state of the Irish health sector means patients are dying unnecessarily.

That’s the stark warning from the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine.

It follows revelations this week that a record almost 58 thousand were on trolleys in the first seven months of the year – thousands over the age of 75 for longer than 24 hours.

Dr Fergal Hickey is IAEM Communications Officer: