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A&E provision in Northern Ireland has been under scrutiny since 2009. Since 2009 Acute Care in Northern Ireland has faced massive reconfiguration and cuts that have not aided in bringing A&E's under clinical control
1. On 2nd March 2009, Tyrone County emergency care department was reconfigured from a consultant-led treatment service (Type 2 - emergency care department) to a minor injury unit with designated accommodation for the reception of patients with minor injuries and/or illnesses (Type 3- emergency care department). This should be taken into consideration when drawing historic comparisons between Type 2 and Type 3 emergency care departments.
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