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Hospitals in the north west are experience severe over-crowding with 52 people on trolleys today. Sligo University Hospital is the worst-effected with 29 people waiting for a bed – 27 of those are on trolleys in the emergency department with a further two waiting in overflow areas of wards. This…

A Donegal TD says the party will work to ensure those who need medical cards can keep them. Fianna Fail TD Charlie McConologue has been reacting the to HSE Service Plan for 2017 which is published today. It outlines that fewer medical cards will be available while more GP visit…

The numbers waiting on trolleys and in overflow areas of wards in the north west remains high once again today according to Irish Nurses and Midwives Figures. There are 41 people waiting for a bed in the hospitals in Sligo and Letterkenny. At Sligo University Hospital there are 21 people…

There are 27 people waiting for a bed in the northwest this lunchtime according to trolley watch reports. Sligo University Hospital has two people waiting, one on a trolley and another in the overflow area of wards. Meanwhile Letterkenny University Hospital has 25 people awaiting a bed with 16 of…

There are 37 people waiting for hospital beds in the north west today according to the latest trolley watch report. University Hospital Letterkenny has 28 waiting for a bed with 16 on trolleys and a further 12 waiting in the overflow area of wards. University Hospital Sligo has nine people…

There are 12 patients on hospital trolleys in the north west today. That’s made up of 10 in Letterkenny and two in Sligo. In University Hospital Galway, there 28 people on trolleys. There are over 350 people are on trolleys at hospitals across the country this lunchtime – with 27…

The numbers on trolleys in the north west have fallen significantly today. There are 13 people waiting for a bed in Letterkenny University Hospital with nobody waiting in Sligo. This is down from a high of almost 60 people waiting in north west hospitals on a single day last week.…