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Health service being hit by a "perfect storm" due to high rates of Covid-19

Nov 8, 2021 07:11 By News Northern Sound
Health service being hit by a "perfect storm" due to high rates of Covid-19 Health service being hit by a "perfect storm" due to high rates of Covid-19
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That's according to the Irish Medical Organisation.

The Irish Medical Organisation says the health service is being hit by a "perfect storm" due to the high rates of Covid-19.

It says the next few weeks will be "critical" with GP surgeries, hospitals and ICU units all under "extraordinary pressure".

Case numbers have been above 3 thousand for the last six days in a row.

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RCSI Senior Lecturer, Eoghan De Barra says hospitals are facing a challenging period:

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