Trolley Watch

Large number of people waiting on trolleys following Bank Holiday weekend

Mullingar Hospital has the highest number in the country

Michelle Hogan


Michelle Hogan

Large number on trolleys in Portlaoise Hospital

There is a total of 45 patients waiting to be seen on trolleys across the three Midlands Regional Hospitals on Tuesday, June 6.

In Portlaoise Hospital, 17 people are waiting on trolleys.

Twenty-three wait in Mullingar and 5 in Tullamore.

Mullingar has the highest number of people waiting on trolleys and in wards today with a total of 28 people. 

In total around the country today 264 people wait on trolleys.

These figures are reported by the Irish Nurses and Midwives organisation.