Tullamore A&E is the second most overcrowded in the country
Today's trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 36 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
That makes the Offaly hospital the second most overcrowded in the country for the second day in a row.
There are currently 28 on trolleys while a further 8 are in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, just 4 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 10 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country with 48 people awaiting a proper bed.
Nationally today, October 20, 466 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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