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UHG is Ireland’s third most overcrowded hospital with 32 on trolleys

UHG is the third most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today with 32 patients on trolleys according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

The INMO’s daily Trolley/Ward Watch shows that there are a total of 485 patients on trolleys in emergency departments of packed into overcrowded wards in Ireland today.

There is a tie for first place today, with both Cork and Limerick hospitals boasting 52 patients without a proper bed today.

They are followed by University Hospital Galway (32), South Tipperary General Hospital (30), and Mercy Hospital Cork (27).

Back in Galway there are another six patients without a bed at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Briain Kelly
Email: news@galwaydaily.com

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