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Over 300 people are on hospital trolleys today according to nurses. The most overcrowded facility is University Hospital Limerick where 28 people are in the emergency department and overflow areas of wards. According to the latest trolleywatch report 19 patients are waiting at Letterkenny University Hospital while just one person…

The numbers on trolleys in Letterkenny remains high again today. It has increased from yesterday to 21 people waiting in the A and E and on wards. The latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that there is noone waiting at Sligo University Hospital today. The Midland…

A record number of over 2,600 people were left waiting on trolleys in hospitals in the North West between January and April this year, according to figures released today. However, Sligo University Hospital saw a drop from last year’s record figure of over 1,100. The numbers, which were published by…

There are 25 people on trolleys in the North West today. 15 of these people are waiting in the Emergency Department and on wards at Sligo University Hospital while 10 are in Letterkenny University Hospital. There are over 400 people waiting on trolleys around the country according to the figures…

Twenty-nine people are on hospital trolleys today in the North West as they wait for bed. Sixteen are in Letterkenny University Hospital and 13 in Sligo University Hospital. There are 26 waiting in Univerity Hospital, Galway. In total, 344 people throughout the country are waiting for a hospital bed today.

Normal visiting arrangements have resumed at Letterkenny University Hospital. It follows an outbreak of the vomitting bug. Visitors are still asked to be vigilant with hand hygiene when attending the hospital and to follow the standard visiting guidelines. There are just three people on trolleys today which is one of…

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Letterkenny University Hospital for a third day due to an outbreak of the Norovirus. A statement from the hospital says all visiting is prohibited except for arrangements in ICU and Maternity where next of kin should ring the hospital in advance. Maximum infection control…