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Bed Bugs in Northern Irish hospitals

January 7, 2009

The Fermanagh Herald reports that Erne Hospital in Enniskillen had 28 call-outs from pest control in 2008, including those for bed bugs; facilities in the Western Health and Social Care Trust had 128 pest control call-outs in total.  (A small percentage of these were routine visits.) A Western Trust spokesperson said, “Visits are often to […]

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Bed bugs found in Northern Irish hospitals

December 21, 2008

The Belfast Telegraph reports that bed bugs have been found in hospitals around Northern Ireland: Cockroaches were spotted outside a kitchen in Belfast City Hospital, while bedbugs were found in Erne, Tyrone and Fermanagh hospitals. At a day-centre in Coleraine, rats chewed their way through a fibre optic cable.

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