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When was the last time you had to use an emergency department?

A strike planned for today was called off after late night negotiations.

Photo: File
Photo: File
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CRISIS TALKS LAST night saw a proposed strike by nurses called off.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation has said that the strike has been deferred and that members would be voting on a new set of proposals.

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, one nurse described the situation in emergency departments around the country as “heartbreaking”.

So this morning we want to know, when was the last time you had to use A and E?

Poll Results:

More than a year ago (2597)
In the past year (1891)
Can't remember the last time I was in an emergency department (1858)
In the last month (647)
In the past week (330)

Please share any stories about the country’s emergency departments in the comments section. 

Read: ‘A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley’: Life for Ireland’s emergency department nurses

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