273 patients who presented to the ED at MUH left without being treated in the first 3 months of the year.
That's according to Sinn Fein TD Rose Conway Walsh.
Figures shown to the deputy show that across the region, 2701 people who presented to an ED across the region left before they were seen.
The Erris based deputy claims more needs to be done by the Health Service to both increase bed capacity and create better contracts for healthcare professionals, so they stay in the country after finishing third level education.
She has been speaking to Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan....