Figures show more than 250 people waiting for hospital beds

Figures show more than 250 people waiting for hospital beds

Almost 260 people are waiting on a bed at hospitals across the country.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation claims 200 people are on trolleys while a further 58 are in overflow areas of wards.

According to the latest trolley watch report, University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded with 32 people in need of a bed.

South Tipperary General Hospital is next with 23 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards, while the Mercy Hospital in Cork has 19.


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