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A&E hours slashed in new funding crisis

The country’s second busiest hospital emergency department will be forced to close at night from July 11, the medical board of the hospital has warned.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
18th June, 2011
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The country’s second busiest hospital emergency department will be forced to close at night from July 11, the medical board of the hospital has warned.

The impending closure of the emergency department at the Limerick Mid Western Regional Hospital was outlined to Health Service Executive (HSE) chief Cathal Magee on a recent visit.

Dr Sandy Fraser, chairman of the medical board, said patients would have to be diverted from Limerick to Cork and Galway...

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