21 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford

Overcrowding has hit a number of the country's hospitals

Justin Kelly

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21 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford

University Hospital Waterford is one of the most overcrowded in the country today

The latest trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation today have revealed that 25 people are now awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in University Hospital Waterford.

There are currently 21 patients on trolleys at the Waterford A&E department, while 4 are on already full wards. Elsewhere in the region, 56 patients are awaiting a proper bed at University Hospital Limerick, while 32 are in similar situation at Cork University Hospital

University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country today, January 4, 2019. 

Nationally today, January 4, 389 patients are waiting for a proper bed.

 
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