Over 5,700 people at LUH waited for in-patient beds in 2019

first_img Twitter Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase Facebook By News Highland – January 2, 2020 Facebook Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Twitter 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe Google+center_img Over 118-thousand patients were left waiting for a hospital bed in 2019, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.That’s 9 percent higher than 2018’s figures and the INMO says the numbers have never been higher.Letterkenny University Hospital had a total of 5,727, patients awaiting a bed in 2019, the 6th highest figure in the country and 553 higher than the previous year.University Hospital Limerick saw the most overcrowding, with 13 thousand 941 people on trolleys.INMO General Secretary, Phil Ni Sheaghdha says not enough beds are being made available to help patients:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/nihrtrtterteay7am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Over 5,700 people at LUH waited for in-patient beds in 2019 Pinterest Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Previous articleGardai to have stronger roadside presence than ever beforeNext articleTyrone’s McShane expected to pen Aussie Rules deal News Highland Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder WhatsApp Google+last_img read more

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