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This Week Was The Worst Ever For Hospital Overcrowding

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

12:37 PM - 10 Jan 2020



This week has been the worst ever for hospital overcrowding, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

From Monday until this morning 3,143 patients went without beds.

The highest ever figures for hospital overcrowding were recorded on Monday and Tuesday, with 760 patients on trolleys both days.

The most overcrowded hospitals this week included:

  • University Hospital Limerick – 322
  • University Hospital Galway – 212
  • Cork University Hospital – 210
  • South Tipperary General Hospital - 210

The number of people waiting on trolleys fell below 500 for the first time in 2020 this morning.

482 patients were waiting for a bed this morning, according to the INMO's figures.



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