07/11/2018

Over 590 Hospital Patients Waiting For A Bed - INMO

Over 590 admitted patients are waiting for a hospital bed, according to new figures.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said 433 of these are waiting in the emergency department, while 158 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

The hospitals badly hit are University Hospital Limerick (60), Cork University Hospital (55), Letterkenny University Hospital (48) and Sligo University Hospital (45).

(CD/CM)

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