14 people waiting more than a day for a bed in Tullamore Hospital

Trolley Watch figures show that 37 are currently waiting for a bed in the hospital

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter



Tullamore Hospital

Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore

Figures from the HSE's Special Delivery Unit show that this morning, 14 patients have been waiting on trolleys for more than 24 hours for a bed at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore. 19 patients had been waiting for more than nine hours.

The Hospital has put the Escalation Policy in place this morning. READ MORE HERE

The HSE figures from this morning stated that 20 people in total were waiting for a bed however figures from the INMO's Trolley Watch for today state that 37 people are currently waiting for a bed in the hospital with 20 of those on trolleys and another 17 on trolleys on wards.