Emergency Department: RTE 1 - News At One (31st March 2011)
News at One
31st March 2011
Prof Seán Tierney, IMO President responded to Minister Reilly’s promise that there would be no repeat of the trolleys crisis in emergency departments next winter, saying there are “key missing pieces” that need to be put in place to solve the problem.
“We don’t have enough acute beds, that has been a problem for years, and report after report has identified that. I think community services aren’t well enough co-ordinated and key to that is putting the GPs at the centre of that process and to do that we need a new GMS contract.