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Overcrowding in the Emergency Department at University Hospital Kerry Unsustainable
Press release 02.07.18

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) working in the Emergency Department (ED) held a lunchtime protest on:

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 from 12.30pm to 2pm  

To highlight their grave concern with regard to the continuing overcrowding of the ED with admitted patients awaiting transfer to appropriate beds in the Wards.

Unlike other Hospitals, UHK did not get any additional nurses to care for patients being accommodated on the ED corridor, even though there has been an average of 17 admitted patients accommodated in the Department daily.

Speaking today, INMO IRO Mary Power said:

“It is not acceptable that patients are required to spend days on trolleys in busy, bright and noisy conditions on corridors, waiting for a bed to become available. Our members are very concerned at the daily challenges they continually face, trying to provide optimum quality and safe patient care in an intolerable and inappropriate environment. The people of Kerry deserve better.”



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