January Was Worst Ever Month For Hospital Overcrowding
January was the worst month on record for hospital overcrowding.
Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show 12,201 people had to wait for a hospital bed last month.
They say it's an 18% increase on the same month last year.
General Secretary of the INMO Phil Ní Sheaghdha says the situation is unacceptable: