The country's hospitals have 554 patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
University Hospital Limerick is the worst-hit hospital today with 66 people awaiting treatment.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
There are 76 patients without beds at University Hospital Limerick - the worst affected facility.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Cork University Hospital has blamed a "large number of very ill patients requiring admission" for delays which saw 68 admitted patients on trolleys in its emergency department and elsewhere in the hospital today.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
University Hospital Limerick is the worst hit with 50 patients waiting for a bed.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
There are 580 patients waiting for beds in hospitals around the country this morning, according to the INMO Trolley Watch.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
There are 513 patients being treated on trolleys at hospitals nationwide today.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2019
There has been another rise in the number of patients waiting for hospital beds across the country today.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019
LYING for hours on a trolley in a hospital corridor, while waiting for admission, is not just a matter of inconvenience. International studies show that patients forced to endure such privations have poorer outcomes to their health.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
343 people are waiting on hospital trolleys across the country this morning.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
There are 514 people on trolleys in hospitals around the country today, an increase of 131 since yesterday.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Trolley Watch figures show that the worst affected hospital is University Hospital Limerick where 68 people are waiting for beds.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
It was declared a “national emergency” when 495 were recorded on hospital trollies in 2006. But yesterday marked the 43rd time this year that tally has been topped, leading to calls for the Government to admit the crisis is out of control.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
There are 580 people on trolleys in hospitals around the country today.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
There are 509 patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals around the country.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
says the trolley crisis is being tackled but believes the crisis is exacerbated by the inability to retain staff.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
There are 558 people waiting for beds in hospitals around the country today.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
The Health Minister is going to discuss overcrowding with hospital group heads today.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2018
A seven-day service designed to keep acutely medically unwell patients out of the emergency department at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has been cut back to five days as the hospital recorded the second highest trolley figures in the country for the first seven months of the year.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
A mum driven by fear and frustration at waiting almost six months for cancer test results stormed into her local emergency department and said she would not move until she was seen by a specialist.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
Sam McNicholl, who runs Connolly’s popular pub and music venue in Leap, Co Cork, has described sharing a trolley with a handcuffed prisoner in Cork University Hospital’s emergency department last month,
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
The number of patients on hospital trolleys has exceeded 600.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
The hospital overcrowding crisis is showing little sign of abating with nurses claiming over 500 people did not have a bed yesterday and the HSE stating in future more people needed to be vaccinated against the flu.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
A record 612 people are on trolleys at hospitals across the country - which the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says is 'truly shocking'.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
The Department of Health has blamed “seasonal pressures”, including staff leave, for a 38% spike in trolley figures which has infuriated nurses.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
A woman with a rare brittle bone condition, and who has been languishing in agony on a ‘luxury’ hospital trolley for over a week, has pleaded directly to the Minister for Health for help.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Nurses have said there has been a 100% increase in overcrowding in our hospitals since 2008.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says he wants to personally find out who was responsible for allowing a 91-year-old man with Parkinson's Disease to remain on a hospital trolley for 29 hours.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
A cancer patient was given vital pre-chemotherapy treatment on a trolley in a corridor at Letterkenny General Hospital this week.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
More than 7,700 patients waited on trolleys for admission to hospital last month — the worst figures for the month of May since records began, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
Over 480,000 patients are now on waiting lists for hospital treatment, including 94,000 who are waiting over a year.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015