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Gardaí in Sligo are investigating an alleged assault that took place at Sligo University Hospital this week. The alleged incident took place on Thursday last at around 9.15am. A man in his 40s received treatment for injuries. Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

A Sligo/Leitrim general election candidate has described delayed discharges from hospitals as ‘one of the biggest financial wastes in the health service. Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus was speaking after figures released to him showed that 2,372 bed days had been lost in Sligo University Hospital due to delayed discharges…

27 people from across the North West are waiting for hospital beds today at the 2 main regional hospitals according to the INMO trolley watch figures. Letterkenny University Hospital has 7 patients without beds today with 3 waiting in the emergency department and 4 waiting on other wards throughout the…

52 people across the North West are waiting for hospital beds today, as trolley figures reach a new record high. 760 people nationwide are waiting on trolleys and chairs this morning, the highest recorded number since records began. The beds needed today would take more than twice the available beds…

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…