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HSE could close some Dublin emergency departments

The HSE is undertaking a review of Dublin's emergency departments, with a view to closing a number of units.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
23rd February, 2014

The HSE is undertaking a review of Dublin's emergency departments, with a view to closing a number of units.

Ian Carter, HSE national director for acute services, said a national review was under way, but that it made most sense to lead with a reconfiguration of emergency services in Dublin.

Dublin has three paediatric emergency departments and six adult emergency departments open 24 hours, seven days a week.

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