04 Oct 2022

31 patients waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital today

31 patients waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital today

Figures released this afternoon by Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed there are 31 patients waiting for beds today in Sligo University Hospital.

Trolley Watch, which commenced relates to trolleys in Emergency Departments. 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.

Today's figures reveal there are 23 patients on the trolley watch list and a further eight patients on the ward watch.

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