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There are forty people on trolleys at hospitals in the North West today. 23 of these patients are waiting on trolleys at Sligo University Hospital while 17 are waiting on the corridors and in wards in Letterkenny. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that The nationwide…

There are 68 people waiting for beds at North West Hospitals today, according to latest figures. 34 people are on a trolley at Letterkenny University Hospital, while 34 are also waiting in Sligo. Nationally, the INMO claims the figure is 582.

A 92-year-old man who had pneumonia had to wait on a trolley for almost 24 hours at Letterkenny Unuversity Hospital. The Co Donegal hospital has regularly been one of the most overcrowded in the country in the past few months. And the full capacity protocol has remained in place at…

The Health Minister is due to meet the head of the HSE this afternoon. Tony O’Brien’s due to give Simon Harris an update on overcrowding at the country’s Emergency Departments. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is expected to give another update later on the number on trolleys awaiting admission…