Record Levels of Emergency Department Overcrowding in July

–          6,751 admitted patients on trolleys last month   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s (INMO) trolley/ward watch analysis has confirmed that this July saw record numbers of admitted patients on trolleys, as compared to previous years, since trolley watch began 12 years ago.   This marked deterioration came after two months (May and June) […]

Hospital overcrowding in August up 40% on August 2014

6,518 patients on trolleys in August   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), following its monthly comparative survey, has found that in August there were 6,518 admitted patients, left on trolleys, which represents a 40% increase when compared to August 2014.   This 40% increase, year on year, continues the very disturbing trend, all […]