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44 people on trolleys at UHG today

UHG is the third most overcrowded hospital in Ireland again today with 44 patients on trolleys according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

The daily Trolley/Ward Watch from the INMO, which tracks of the number of patients without a bed in Irish public hospitals, says there are a total 574 people on trolleys today.

The worst affected is University Hospitals Limerick, as it is every day, with 58 people without a bed.

This is followed by Cork University Hospital, only slightly edging out UHG with 45 people without a bed.

Back in Galway, Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is having a better day of it as there is only one person waiting on a trolleys in its Emergency Department.

Briain Kelly
Email: news@galwaydaily.com

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