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Over 28,000 Waiting To See A Gynaecologist

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11:41 AM - 19 Aug 2019



Over 28-thousand women are waiting to see a gynaecologist in Ireland, with almost 5,400 waiting more than a year.

The number of women waiting has increased by 40 percent over the last five years.

According to the Irish Hospital Consultants Association, the consultant recruitment and retention crisis is a major factor in delays.

Dr. Peter Boylan - a consultant obstetrician - has branded Irish waiting lists for outpatients as "among the worst in the world."

 



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