Over 400 people on trolleys at hospitals across the country

Over 400 people on trolleys at hospitals across the country

The INMO claims over 400 people are waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the country.

Today's figures show Cork University Hospital is the most overcrowded with 42 people in need of a bed.

University Hospital Limerick is next with 38 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards.

Ward Watch, launched in April 2013, is a count of the number of additional patients on beds, trolleys or chairs, on inpatient wards/units above the stated complement of that ward/unit and provides a picture of whole hospital overcrowding.

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