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Portiuncula Hospital A&E in Ballinasloe third busiest nationwide today

Jan 20, 2021 11:01 By Shannonside News
Portiuncula Hospital A&E in Ballinasloe third busiest nationwide today Portiuncula Hospital A&E in Ballinasloe third busiest nationwide today
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The Accident and Emergency Department in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is the third busiest ED in the country today. According to the INMO, 63 people

The Accident and Emergency Department in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is the third busiest ED in the country today.

According to the INMO, 63 people are awaiting beds in wards or in accident and emergency departments across the Shannonside region.

Nationally, 221 people are waiting on beds around the country.

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23 patients are waiting on trolleys or in wards in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe this morning, the third highest figure nationwide today.

Sligo General Hospital is the only regional facility in the last 24 hours to see a reduction in figures, with 14 patients currently waiting at the Hospital.

Elsewhere in the region, 12 people are on trolleys in Cavan General Hospital, up from 2 yesterday.

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In Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore, 10 patients are awaiting beds, up 8 from yesterday's figure of 2.

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar has the lowest figure in the area, with 4 people waiting on trolleys or in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

Nationally, 191 patients are waiting in emergency departments around the country, while 30 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

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