Sixteen patients waiting on trolleys at Tullamore Hospital

THE latest Irish Nurses and Midwives Association (INMO) Trolley Watch figures claim that 16 patients are waiting on trolleys at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

THE latest Irish Nurses and Midwives Association (INMO) Trolley Watch figures claim that 16 patients are waiting on trolleys at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

In total in the Midlands Region, 37 patients are without a bed with 18 patients waiting at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar and three waiting at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

Nationally according to the INMO figures, 348 patients are waiting for a hospital bed.