Trolley Watch

48 patients on trolleys in local hospitals

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48 patients on trolleys in local hospitals

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives' Organisation, there are 48 patients on trolleys in the four hospitals in this region today, Friday.

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar currently has 27 people on trolleys, Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has 12 and Sligo University Hospital has 8 patients on trolleys.  Cavan General Hospital is reporting no one on trolleys today.

Nationally, there are 412 patients on trolleys across the various hospitals.