University Hospital, Limerick – Most Overcrowded Yet Again

University Hospital Limerick (UHL), which services North Tipperary, yet again ‘Tops the Poll’ as the most overcrowded medical facility here in Ireland.

In fact the two hospitals serving the people of County Tipperary are today grossly overcrowded, while nationally 426 people are waiting for beds, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).

Total patients in Co. Tipperary without a bed 101.

University Hospital Limerick (UHL) is as expected, worst hit, with 66 patients waiting on a bed. In South Tipperary’s General Hospital, Clonmel 35 patients currently remain on trolleys.

Nationally, of the 426 patients stated; 298 are waiting in emergency department, while 128 are in wards elsewhere in hospitals.

Despite current Local & European Elections the Silence Continues, however Fine Gael are not ruling out the possibility of an early General Election, so let’s vote accordingly.


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