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25/09/2021

31 admitted patients waiting for beds in Sligo hospital today

Second highest in the country

30 patients on trolleys in Sligo Hospital today

According to this morning's figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) there are 309 hospital patients across the country waiting for a bed, with 31 of those in Sligo University Hospital, the second highest in the country.

The figures for Sligo show 19 patients waiting for a bed in the Emergency Department and 12 patients waiting elsewhere in a ward.

Only Letterkenny University Hospital has a higher number than Sligo with 45.

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has 9 patients waiting for abed while Cavan General Hospital is thankfully reporting no one waiting on a bed today.

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