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Hospital emergency departments are bracing themselves for a major surge in patient attendances from today. The expected increase is driven by high flu levels and increased capacity after Christmas. It comes after new figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation showed last year was the worst on record for…

24 people are waiting for a bed this morning at the two main acute hospitals in the north west. Letterkenny University Hospital has 17 people waiting for a bed, with a further 7 at Sligo University Hospital. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisations conduct a count around the country’s hospitals…

53 people across the North West are waiting for a bed this morning at the 2 main regional hospitals. Sligo University Hospital been ranked the 4th worst effected in the country today according to the INMO trolley watch figures. There are 35 people on trolleys or on chair waiting for…

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Letterkenny university Hospital this weekend. Management at the hospital say there are a large number of people presenting themselves to the hospital with flu symptoms. Seán Murphy, General Manager at Letterkenny University Hospital is asking people to respect the restrictions as the most vulnerable…

New data shows that there are over 15,000 children waiting for hospital care in the north west. The figures were released to Fianna Fail Health Spokesperson, TD Stephen Donnelly. The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is calling for full transparency after it was revealed there are 15,167 children waiting for hospital…