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17 patients on trolleys in Sligo Hospital today

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17 patients on trolleys in Sligo Hospital today

Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives' Organisation for today, Tuesday, 11 October shows that there were 17 patients on trolleys in Sligo University Hospital. 

Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe has 7 patients on trolleys, Cavan General Hospital 1, and Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar reports none. University Hospital Galway is recording the highest number in the country with 42 patients on trolleys.

Nationally, the overall total shows 438 people currently on hospital trolleys.