Sligo Consultant warns of further hospital disruption today

A Sligo based Consultant in emergency medicine is warning that although the planned industrial action by medical scientists has been cancelled for today there will still be disruption in hospitals in the north west.


Routine GP testing and testing services for patients already in Sligo University hospital is resuming today.


It’s after planned industrial action by the MLSA was suspended yesterday evening following an invitation to all negotiating parties to attend the Labour Court later today.


Sligo University Hospital will endeavour to resume appointments and procedures as quickly as possible today.


Hospitals will contact patients directly to advise them on any updates or changes to arrangements for tomorrow.



Consultant in  Emergency Medicine, Fergal Hickey, says it will take some time for all services to return to normal.