The ever present problems at Antrim A&E since 2010 see no sign of letting up despite the building and opening of a new A&E at Antrim Area Hospital that according to the Northern Health Trust and Health Minister Edwin Poot's could treat 90,000 patients a year.
RQIA unannounced inspection shows serious breeches of infection control in Antrim Area Hospital.
52% Of All Patients Who Waited Over 12 Hours In A&E since January 2014 Were In Antrim Area Hospital.
Twice Mary Hinds was appointed by Health Minister Edwin Poots to the Northern Trust to and stabilize services. When Mary leaves in April 2014 has her tenure been a sucess
Northern Health & Social Care Trust Executive Board Member Raveled at the Trust Board meeting that the final report on Infection was minus 5 wards.
A&E System Failure In Northern Health & Social Care Trust as 4,749 Patients Return To Antrim & Causeway Hospital’s 30 days after discharge as emergencies, ref FOI SAVE THE MID
Royal Victoria Hospital Showed Warning Signs That It's A&E Was Failing in Nov 2013, A Full 2 Months Before A Crisis Was announced
In the latest of several revelations on the state of acute care in Northern Ireland questions asked by Save The Mid have revealed that during December 2013 4 patients spent over 24 hours in A&E in Antrim Area Hospital
January 2014 was a highly critical month for acute care in Northern Ireland, with the Royal Victoria Hospital In Belfast being highly criticized.
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