41 on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford today

Justin Kelly

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41 on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford today

41 on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford today

The latest Trolley and Ward Watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that 41 patients are waiting on trolleys for a proper bed at University Hospital Waterford today, Wednesday, October 9.

The figures show that 577 patients are without a proper bed at emergency departments around the country.

The figures released on Wednesday show that 31 patients are on trolleys in Waterford as they await admission, with a further 10 on already full wards. 

University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded in the country on Wednesday, October 9, with 70 patients without a bed.