An Insane Amount Of People Are Waiting For Hospital Beds In Ireland Right Now


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There were 450 people around all the hospitals in Ireland waiting on beds at lunchtime today.

The latest Trolley Watch report discovered that there are 51 people waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway, the highest statistic of all the country.

University Hospital Limerick is the next most overcrowded with 47 people waiting to be assigned a bed in waiting room and extended areas of wards, followed by Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda having reported 38 impatient patients.

You can find the full report here.

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Úna Harty

Úna is a Limerick hun who refers to everyone as either gal or pal. Despite the fact that she’s studying Nanoscience she loves a bitta theatre, a bitta writing and a bitta Gaeilge. You’ll find her in The George most nights of the week covered in glitter trying to keep the Harty Party going. Her diet mainly consists of chocolate, pizza and popcorn.