Doctor: Tallaght Hospital’s emergency department practices 'third world medicine'

Tallaght Hospital

One of the country’s busiest emergency departments is “practicing third world medicine” according to a consultant.

Dr James Gray works in emergency medicine at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin and he said the monitors in the department are antiquated and that there is not enough ventilators.

Dr Gray added the hospital's engineers are miracle workers who have to cannibalise parts from dormant machines to keep other equipment working.

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