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Mayo General Hospital is short 12 junior doctors out of 80 posts, a situation which could lead to the axing of services in the future, most notably in the A&E department. The shortages are in the areas of emergency and medicine.
“People will die unnecessarily” was the grim message from chairman of the Roscommon Hospital Action Committee, as the group prepared to meet yesterday evening [Thursday] to decide on the next step in their battle to save local hospital services.
There is growing concern that the accident and emergency department at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe may have to close during night time hours because of a serious shortage of doctors.
A statement issued by the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine on Tuesday highlighted the curtailing or closure of the emergency departments in a number of nationwide hospitals and listed Mayo General Hospital as one which has an “acute” problem. However the HSE has said it is trying to address the issue.