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The number of patients on hospital trolleys in the North West remains high again today. There are a total of 46 people waiting for a bed; that’s only two fewer than yesterday. The number in Sligo University Hospital has gone down from 30 yesterday to 25 today. In Letterkenny University…

There are 30 patients on trolleys today in Sligo and another 18 in Letterkenny. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that numbers on trolleys have spiked again today with almost 600 people on trolleys again. University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded with 46 people in…

The numbers on trolleys in the North West today are down. There are just ten people on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital, the lowest number in weeks. There are 14 people on trolleys at Sligo University Hospital. Nationally the figures are coming down with 460 on trolleys today compared to…

The numbers waiting on trolleys in Letterkenny University Hospital remain very high today with 35 people waiting for admission. The numbers waiting are the third highest in the country according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Trolley Watch report. The full capacity protocol has been in place at the hospital…

Letterkenny University Hospital has issued an apology to all patients effected by the ongoing trolley crisis at the hospital. The HSE has released a statement that the emergency department at the hospital remains extremely busy today with 30 people awaiting admission. The Full Capacity Protocol has been implemented and all…

The numbers waiting on trolleys in North West Hospitals have risen slightly today according to Irish Nurses and Midwives. There are 38 people waiting for admission in Letterkenny and Sligo University Hospitals, up from 36 yesterday. In Letterkenny the numbers have fallen, however, with 30 people waiting on a trolley…

There is mixed news for hospitals in the North West according to today’s national trolley watch report. Letterkenny University Hospital is amongst the worst effected with 35 patients waiting on trolleys for admission. 12 of those are in the emergency department with 23 waiting in corridors and the overflow area…