31 patients awaiting a bed in Tullamore Hospital

Thirty-one patients are awaiting a bed at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore according to the latest ED Trolley Watch/Ward Watch Figures from the INMO.

Of those patients, 20 are on trolleys while 11 are on wards.

Elsewhere in the region, 15 patients are waiting on trolleys at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise with 26 waiting in Mullingar, 16 on trolleys and 10 on wards.

Nationally the figures show that 601 patients are awaiting beds with 413 of those on trolleys.

University Hospital, Limerick has the highest number waiting at 48.

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