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599 patients on trolleys today

599 patients on trolleys on any given day in June is a symptom of insufficient bed capacity coupled with an unnecessary recruitment embargo on nursing staff across our hospitals according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

10,577 go without a hospital bed in May

Over 10,577 patients, including 195 children, have gone without a bed in Irish hospitals this May according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s monthly TrolleyWatch Figures.


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