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27 Jun 2022

A&E overcrowding spikes once more at Tullamore Hospital

The problem has resurfaced over the weekend

The latest trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 21 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.

There are currently 14 on trolleys while a further 7 are in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. 

Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 8 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 31 in a similar situation in Mullingar.

University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country with 33 people awaiting a proper bed.

Nationally today, September 18, 324 patients are waiting for a proper bed.

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