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Listen: Additional Hospital Capacity Still Required To Deal With Potential Covid 19 Outbreaks Later This Year.

: 05/28/2020 - 18:10

Additional hospital capacity is still needed by the HSE to deal with potential outbreaks of coronavirus later this year.

The government has yet to decide if it will extend the contract with private hospitals to meet that need.

There has been criticism that many of those facilities aren't being used effectively since they were taken over by the state.

COO of the Health Service Executive, Anne O Connor says they need to plan ahead:

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