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Letterkenny University Hospital is the third most-overcrowded hospital in the country today. It has 46 patients waiting for beds, with 20 in the emergency department and 26 in wards and elsewhere. Only two other hospitals are more overcrowded that Letterkenny; they are University Hospital Galway with 54 patients waiting and…

Overcrowding in the north west’s two main hospitals is among the worse in the country today. Yesterday, 10 ambulances were queuing to get into Letterkenny University Hospital while staff are looking to nursing homes to take patients. 53 people are waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital today, while 48…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD has for the second time this month raised the issue of overcrowding at Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals.   Independent Deputy, Marian Harkin, says both hospitals are consistently in the top 5 worst affected nationally with Letterkenny being the second most or worst hit for almost a…

A former president of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Donegal native Martina Harkin Kelly, says there are health and safety concerns as record overcrowding continues in Irish hospitals today.   Her comments come as the INMO is warning of a major challenges facing Hospitals with the number of peoples…

The HSE says the healthcare system is overheated and under serious pressure.   It comes as the Cabinet Sub Committee on Covid-19 will meet this evening to consider what action needs to be taken to tackle the escalating covid-19  cases.   According to latest figures 13 patients are being treated…

There are four and half times more people receiving treatment for Covid-19 in Sligo University Hospital today compared to the start of the month. There were four patients with the virus in Sligo on the 1st of October while today there are 18. 16 further patients are receiving treatment in…

There are 39 patients with Covid-19 in the north west’s two main hospitals today. Latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation also show 53 patients waiting for a bed in the region. Sligo University Hospital has the thrid highest number of Covid-19 patients in the country with 26;…