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The number of patients waiting on an outpatient appointment at Sligo University Hospital has increased by 1,400 since the start of year. The National Treatment Purchase Fund have today published the waiting list numbers to the end of November. The number of patients on an outpatient waiting list at Sligo…

There are 39 people on Hospital trolleys in the North West today waiting for a bed. There are 26 in Letterkenny University Hospital and 13 at Sligo University Hospital. The most overcrowded Hospital in the Country today is University Hospital Limerick, where there are 44 people on trolleys. Nationwide there…

Overcrowding remains a problem in the accident and emergency department at Letterkenny University Hospital this evening. The department is the busiest in the country today with 38 people on trolleys. Elsewhere in the region, In Sligo University Hospital, there are 12 people on trolleys, while that figure stands at 15…

Letterkenny General Hospital is the most overcrowded hospital in the country, with 33 people in need of a bed. This is according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. While University Hospital Galway is next with 30 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards. In Sligo University Hospital, there…

A 21 year old man has died following a single vehicle crash in Donegal last night. Emergency services were called to the scene on a local road near Kilmacrennan at about 1.40am. The man was taken by ambulance to Letterkenny General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time…

The Irish Medical Organisation has hit out at the response of the HSE to the trolley crisis in Irish hospitals. Health Minister Simon Harris met with the Emergency Department Taskforce yesterday to discuss measures to reduce the number of people on trolleys. The organisation described the response as “too little,…