Patients urged to stay away from Naas Hospital

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Paul O'Meara

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Patients urged to stay away from Naas Hospital

Naas General Hospital

Patients are being asked to stay away from Naas General Hospital.

According to the Health Service Executive the hospital is experiencing high levels of attendances and admissions today.

As a result, the HSE’s escalation policy has now been activated at the hospital.

The HSE said: “In order to assist us we are requesting that patients in the first instance, consider using their GP for medical assessment, where possible.”

It adds that the situation will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.