426 admitted patients are waiting for beds, according to today’s report from the INMO. 338 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 88 are in wards elsewhere in the relevant hospital.
There are 14 children included in the number waiting for a bed – 7 of these children are in UHL where a total of 57 people are expecting delayed admission. A total of 25 patients are on trolleys in UHL. There are 18 patients receiving care on a trolley at TUH in Clonmel today while 8 admitted patients in Nenagh hospital are accommodated by adding their trolley to some ward of the hospital.