2670 awaiting Inpatient or Day Case treatment at Tullamore Hospital

Orthopaedics and Otolaryngology (ENT) account for 2482 of the total waiting list.

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Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore

Figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund show that as of the end of September the number of people awaiting an Inpatient or Day Case treatment at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore stood at 2670.

Of that number of people, 89 have been waiting for over 18 months. That figure is made up of 57 awaiting Orthopaedics and 32 awaiting Otolaryngology (ENT). Orthopaedics and Otolaryngology (ENT) account for 2482 of the total waiting list.

The number waiting from 0-3 months was 698, from 3-6 months was 625, from 6-9 months stands at 498, 9-12 months stands at 364, 12-15 months was at 240 while 15-18 months came in at 156.

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