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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.…

There are over 40 patients on trolleys in the north west today. The latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that the situation has deteriorated again at Letterkenny University Hospital where there are 31 people waiting for a bed today. There are 12 people waiting at Sligo…

A severe shortage of nurses is making overcrowding at Letterkenny University Hospital worse. That’s according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives north west representative. Yesterday the numbers waiting for beds at the hospital reached a high of 45 people. Today there are 24 people waiting for a bed in the…

University Hospital Letterkenny is the most overcrowded hospital in the country today. There are 45 people waiting on hospital trolleys and in the overflow area of wards according to the latest trolley watch figures. It is a rise of 13 from the numbers waiting in the hospital yesterday. The full…

There are exceptionally high numbers on trolleys at hospitals across the west and north west today. The number of people waiting for a bed in Letterkenny University Hospital is now 32. There are 33 people waiting on trolleys in the emergency department and on wards at University Hospital Galway. There…

There are 30 people on hospital trolleys in the north west today. Twenty-nine of them are in Letterkenny University Hospital. 13 of those are in wards with 16 in the emergency department. There is one person on a trolley in Sligo University Hospital’s emergency department. In Galway University Hospital, there…

The emergency department in Letterkenny University Hospital is extremely busy today with a significant number of patients waiting for admission. According to Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation figures there are 29 patients waiting for a bed in the hospital. A statement from the Saolta Hospital Group says the full capacity…