Pawtucket officials: RIDOH conditions won’t fully blunt loss of Memorial emergency department

CONDITIONS SET FOR APPROVING THE closure of Memorial Hospital's emergency department don't address the full loss of those services, Pawtucket officials say. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND
CONDITIONS SET FOR APPROVING THE closure of Memorial Hospital's emergency department don't address the full loss of those services, Pawtucket officials say. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND
PAWTUCKET — Pawtucket’s state senators say R.I. Department of Health’s conditions on Care New England’s closure of Memorial Hospital’s emergency department don’t fully address the burden placed on The Miriam Hospital and nearby services, a point Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien conceded while pledging continuing work with the state to meet community demands. RIDOH temporarily…

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