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High number of people on trollies at hospitals across the region

Oct 27, 2021 13:10 By Shannonside News
High number of people on trollies at hospitals across the region High number of people on trollies at hospitals across the region
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Close to 150 people across the Shannonside Northern Sound region are waiting on a hospital bed this morning.

Hospitals nationwide are reporting high levels of patients attending emergency rooms, with 416 waiting across the country.

According to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives organisation, Galway University Hospital has the highest level of people on trollies at 54.

That's followed locally by Sligo University Hospital and Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore where 28 and 26 people are waiting for a bed respectively.

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Elsewhere in the region, 41 people are reported to be on trolleys at hospitals in Galway, Cavan, Westmeath and Louth.

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