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People are being asked to go to their GP first, if possible, as the Emergency Department at University Hospital Kerry is particularly busy.

The hospital is reporting an increased level of activity, and management is advising that non-urgent patients may experience significant delays.

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They’re asking that, where appropriate, people contact their GP first and explore all other options prior to attending the Emergency Department, if their needs aren’t urgent.

Hospital management say every effort is being made to address this situation, and they’re acknowledging the ongoing hard work of all staff during this particularly busy time.