Tralee General Hospital defends mixed ward policy.

Tralee General Hospital has defended its practice of having mixed wards. According to Margie Lynch General Manager of the hospital they have mixed sex wards in certain specialty areas in line with international best practice.She says patients in need of specialized coronary and oncology care can be mixed, as well as intensive care and dialysis patients. Speaking on this mornings Kerry Today she said patients on mixed wards are prioritized for transfer.