18 Aug 2022

Kilkenny hospital's trolley figures now third highest nationally

Kilkenny hospital's trolley figures increase to third highest nationally

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have confirmed that 28 patients were waiting for a bed at Saint Luke's General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny this morning.

This is the third highest recorded figure in the country.

19 of these patients are based in the Emergency Department and the remaining 9 are based on other wards.

There was a total of 336 patients nationwide waiting for beds this morning.

University Hospital Limerick (UHL) tops the list, with 55 patients impacted. 

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