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There are 40 people on trolleys today in Sligo and Letterkenny Hospitals today. There are 23 people waiting at Letterkenny University Hospital while there are 17 in Sligo. There are almost 600 patients waiting at hospitals around the country according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Galway and Cork…

The numbers waiting on trolleys has escalated even further in the first few days of January with nearly 50 people waiting on trolleys in Donegal and Sligo today. The latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that there are 35 people waiting for a bed in Letterkenny…

No new beds have been approved for any hospital in the North West region as part of the HSE’s 2018 Service Plan. The plan sets out how the HSE will spend it’s budget over the coming year. However, the plan is already coming in for much criticism for failing to…

More than 500 people are on hospital trolleys across the country today according to nurses. The latest trolleywatch report from the INMO shows University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded with 47 people waiting on a bed. Letterkenny has 21 people in their EDs and overflow areas of wards while…

In the north west today, there has been a sharp increase in the number of people on hospital trolleys waiting for a bed. It’s 56, compared to 30 yesterday. Thirty-five of today’s patients on trolleys are in Letterkenny University Hospital with 21 in Sligo University Hospital. Yesterday, the figures were…

There is only one person on a hospital trolley in the north west waiting for a bed today. That person is in Sligo University Hospital. There’s no one on a trolley in Letterkenny University Hospital. It’s a different story, however, in Galway University Hospital, where there are 23 people on…

Almost 300 people are on hospital trolleys today according to nurses. The latest trolleywatch report shows Wexford and Limerick hospitals are the most overcrowded with 26 people waiting on a bed. The INMO says 277 patients are in EDs and overflow areas of wards across the country. There are 8…