‘Shocking’ A&E waiting times

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East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs has hit out at the latest statistics regarding A&E waiting times.

He said: “In April, the percentage of patients being seen within four hours at A&E departments was 62.8 per cent at Antrim, 61.6 per cent at Craigavon, 61.3 per cent at the Ulster Hospital and 59.5 per cent at the Royal Victoria. These are truly shocking statistics.”