Search

02 Jul 2022

Number of patients waiting for beds doubles in 24 hours in Tullamore

The number of patients waiting for a bed at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has doubled in the last 24 hours with the latest Trolley Watch figures showing that 18 patients were without beds at the facility.

The number of patients waiting for a bed at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has doubled in the last 24 hours with the latest Trolley Watch figures showing that 18 patients were without beds at the facility.

The figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Association today (January 3) show an increase of 100% from Wednesday, January 2 when nine patients were reported to be waiting on trolleys.

Elsewhere in the region nine patients were waiting for a bed in Mullingar while three were waiting in Portlaoise.

Nationally 333 patients were waiting on trolleys in hosptals.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.