« BackKGH manager says sick people would never be told to stay away

The manager of Kerry General Hospital says they would never and have never told sick people to stay away from the hospital.

Kerry General Hospital

TJ O’Connor has clarified a request earlier this week for non-urgent patients not to go to hospital.

On Tuesday there were 16 people on trolleys at the hospital.

Mr O’Connor says 50% of those who attend A&E do not attend their GP first.