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37 people waiting over five years for outpatient consultation at UHK

Jul 11, 2022 13:07 By radiokerrynews
37 people waiting over five years for outpatient consultation at UHK 37 people waiting over five years for outpatient consultation at UHK
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37 people are waiting five years or longer for their first outpatient consultation at Univeristy Hospital Kerry.

That's according to figures released by a Freedom of Information Act to Newstalk.

Nationally, over 4,900 are awaiting their first outpatient consultation for more than five years - and over 300 people are looking for an inpatient or day-case procedure.

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University Hospital Kerry has one of the lowest waiting lists; the smallest is St. Vincent's Hospital who have 5 while Galway University Hospital is the worst affected with 608 patients.

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