Hospital Overcrowding Hits Monthly High, Says INMO

414 people are on trolleys or in overcrowded wards today (Tuesday), the highest figure recorded this July, and a 22% increase on the same day last year.   Several hospitals have shown a spike in patients forced to wait on trolleys or in overcrowded wards: Cork University Hospital: 60 University Hospital Limerick: 49 Mater Misericordiae […]

Emergency Department Overcrowding Continues At Record Levels For Month Of July

6,715 admitted patients, on trolleys, up 21% on July 2014   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has found, following a review of the July Trolley/Ward Watch figures, that 6715 admitted patients, were on trolleys during the past month. This represents a 21% increase, on July 2014, and is the highest ever level of […]

INMO Appeal to Public to join them at Protest Outside Dáil on 14th January

INMO APPEAL TO PUBLIC TO PROTEST OUTSIDE DÁIL –      We must put an end to the appalling indignity of hospital overcrowding   The INMO today called for patient groups and members of the public to join them in their protest at what they described as the appalling overcrowding of our hospitals. The protest will be […]