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Sligo ED facing record levels of overcrowding today

Jun 21, 2023 10:52 By Shannonside News
Sligo ED facing record levels of overcrowding today
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Nationally, 483 people are waiting for a bed in hospitals around the country this morning.

The Emergency Department at Sligo University Hospital is seeing some of its highest ever levels of overcrowding.

50 people are waiting for a hospital bed at the North West Facility today, with 31 on trolleys and 19 waiting elsewhere in the building.

Elsewhere in the region, 37 are waiting at UHG, 4 are without a bed in Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe and 2 people are on trolleys at Muillingar Hospital.

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Nationally, 483 people are waiting for a bed in hospitals around the country this morning.

University Hospital Limerick is once again the worst affected by overcrowding, with 89 patients on trolleys.

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