The Mercy University Hospital Has Second Highest Walk-Out Rate In The Country

8.5 per cent of patients walking out of the emergency department each month without being seen by a doctor

Figures from the Irish Mail on Sunday show long wait times have resulted in 120,000 sick people leaving A&E's between January 2018 and May 2019.

The worst walk-out rate was in Dublin's Mater Hospital at 19 percent.

The HSE says the number of walk-outs have reduced month on month since July, with a national figure of around 6 percent.

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