Reduction in number of patients on trolleys at Naas Hospital down to 23 today

Very busy at hospitals across the country

Kim O'Leary

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Reduction in number of patients on trolleys at Naas Hospital down to 23 today

There are 23 patients on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today, which is down from 34 yesterday.

However this figure is still higher than five other hospitals in the Eastern region.

It is reported that 465 admitted patients are waiting for beds at hospitals across the country, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. 330 patients are waiting in the emergency departments, while 135 are in wards elsewhere in the hospitals.

The worst-hit hospitals today are:

 Cork University Hospital – 43

Tallaght University Hospital - 41

University Hospital Limerick – 39