Trolley Watch

67 patients on hospital trolleys today

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67 patients on hospital trolleys today

The four main hospitals in this region are reporting that 67 patients are on trolleys today, December 13.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives' Organisation daily report into the number of patients on trolleys shows that locally, Sligo University Hospital has 24, Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar 19, Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe 18, and  Cavan General Hospital 6.

Nationally, the figure stands at an incredible 541 patients currently on trolleys.