Overcrowding levels worsen at Naas General Hospital with 30 patients receiving treatment on trolleys today

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Overcrowding levels worsen at Naas General Hospital with 30 patients receiving treatment on trolleys today
12:45 Tuesday 12th of February 2019

There are currently 30 patients without beds at Naas General Hospital with 550 patients nationwide admitted to hospitals today.

According to the figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, there are 30 patients without beds at Naas Hospital, 26 in the emergency department and 4 on wards elsewhere.

Yesterday there were 29 patients without beds at the Kildare facility.

Meanwhile, nationwide 550 patients are waiting for beds at hospitals around the country, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch. It is understood that there are 374 people waiting in emergency departments across the country, while 176 people are in wards elsewhere.

The worst-hit hospitals today are:

  • University Hospital Limerick – 60
  • Cork University Hospital – 38
  • Letterkenny University Hospital – 38

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