Tullamore Hospital A&E one of the most overcrowded in the country
Today's trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 30 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
There are currently 23 patients on trolleys with a further 7 waiting in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 4 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 28 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
The INMO has revealed that overall, A&E overcrowding eased by around 6% nationally in November.
University Hospital Galway and University Hospital Limerick are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country today with 35 people awaiting a proper bed at each A&E department.
Nationally today, December 7, 455 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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