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INMO: 70% Increase In Number Of Patients On Trolleys At Naas General.

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Nationwide, there are 449 people on trolleys.

There's been a 70% increase in the number of patients on trolleys at Naas General.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation reported 10 patients without beds in the Emergency Dept on Friday

That has increased to 17 today

There are no patients on gurneys on the Kildare facility's wards.

Nationwide, there are 449 people on trolleys.

Over-crowding is most acute at University Hospital Limerick, where 70 patients are on gurneys.

 

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