Overcrowding at Portlaoise Hospital this Friday

Pat Somers

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Overcrowding at Portlaoise Hospital this Friday

The Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise

Portlaoise Hospital has 19 patients on trolleys this Friday, with a further 16 people in wards, bringing the total to 35, one of the highest in the country.

Friday's INMO figures show also show that Tullamore has 24 people on trolleys with another six in wards.

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar, meanwhile, has only five on trolleys.