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27 Jun 2022

A&E overcrowding persists at Tullamore Hospital

The overcrowding issue rears its head again

A&E overcrowding persists at Tullamore Hospital

A&E overcrowding persists at Tullamore Hospital

Today's trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 19 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.

There are currently 12 patients on trolleys with a further seven waiting in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. 

Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, no patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 21 in a similar situation in Mullingar.

University Hospital Waterford is the most overcrowded hospital in the country today with with 37 people awaiting a proper bed. 

Nationally today, November 10, 342 patients are waiting for a proper bed.

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