Situation at Sligo University Hospital ‘a scandal’

A Sligo Leitrim TD has described the situation at Sligo University Hospital as nothing short of scandalous.


The comments come following claims that the hospital is frequently over 110% capacity.


The issue is said to be resulting in staff regularly treating patients without a bed at times.


Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny has called for an urgent meeting with the Health Minister and senior frontline staff regarding the current situation.


Deputy Kenny says it’s clear that the facility is at crisis point: