Nineteen patients on trolleys at Sligo Hospital

Nineteen patients were left on trolleys at Sligo General Hospital today, Friday, figures released by the Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation revealed.

Nineteen patients were left on trolleys at Sligo General Hospital today, Friday, figures released by the Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation revealed.

This represents an increase of two on the numbers recorded for Thursday for the same hospital.

There were four patients on trolleys at Letterkenny General Hospital today and while none were recorded on Thursday, the INMO figures reveal that nine were left without beds at the hospital on Wednesday.