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Antrim Hospital patients warned of long waits

Published 22/11/2016

Antrim Area Hospital Emergency Department is under pressure.
Antrim Area Hospital Emergency Department is under pressure.

Patients attending Antrim Area Hospital's Emergency Department are advised it is currently experiencing pressures.

Those attending on Tuesday November 22 are advised there could be a long wait.

Posting on their Facebook page the Northern Health and Social Care Trust advised patients to attend other services if their complaint is not life threatening or urgent.

It said: "Emergency Departments are for the highest level of emergency care for patients."

"If your complaint isn't life threatening or urgent, consider the following services: community pharmacies, Minor Injury Units and GPs."

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