Overcrowding Continues To Be A Problem At Local Hospitals

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Overcrowding continues to be a problem at local hospitals today.

Tipperary University Hospital reports  22 patients experiencing delayed admission.

16 patients are in the Emergency Department area and a further 6 are accommodated in some ward of the hospital by adding a trolley.

University Hospital Limerick reports 55 admitted patients in the Emergency Department waiting for a bed and a further 29 admitted patients in UHL are accommodated by adding a bed to some ward of the hospital.

The 22 patients in TUH Clonmel and the 84 in UHL are included in a national total of 564 admitted patients waiting for beds according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch report.