Antrim Area Hospital Emergency Department ‘extremely busy’

Ambulance. Archive pic.
Ambulance. Archive pic.

Residents are being advised not to attend the Emergency Department at Antrim Area Hospital, unless it is urgent.

Commenting on social media, a spokesperson for the Northern Health and Social Care Trust said: “Antrim Area Hospital Emergency Department is extremely busy today.

“There are 99 people in the Emergency Department with 34 waiting for admission to a ward.

“Please only attend if your condition is urgent. Please attend other services as appropriate or you will experience a long wait.”