UHG is Ireland’s most overcrowded hospital today

Galway Daily news UHG overcrowding

University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today, with 30 patients admitted without a bed available.

Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that there are 30 patients on trolleys in the Emergency Department at UHG this morning.

At Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, there are a further two patients in the wards who do not have a bed today.

The INMO’s Trolley Ward Watch shows that there were 240 patients without a bed in Ireland’s acute hospitals this morning, 205 of them on trolleys in the A&E, and 35 in wards.

After UHG, the worst affected hospitals are Cork University Hospital, where there are 28 people on trolleys, and UHL, which has 24.