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115 Patients Waiting In Hospital Emergency Departments In Tipperary

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation there are 541 people, nationally, on trolleys in emergency departments and wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed. [Please Click Here to observe the published figures for yourself.]

The silence continues, as University Hospital Limerick, latter serving North Tipperary, is once again the worst affected medical facility, with 70 patients waiting for a bed.

South Tipperary General Hospital serving the south of the county has 45 patients waiting, bringing the overall total for Co. Tipperary alone to 115 patients.

Of the two Tipperary hospitals, the INMO confirm that on trolleys there are 75 people, plus 40 admitted to wards.

The INMO further claim that nationally 390 people remain on trolleys in emergency departments nationally, with 151 on wards and with almost 25% of the national total number of patients waiting, to be found in the two hospitals serving Co. Tipperary.

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