Overcrowding worsens at Naas Hospital today with 36 patients on trolleys 

Worst in Eastern region

Niamh O'Donoghue

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Overcrowding worsens at Naas Hospital today with 36 patients on trolleys 

Naas Hospital is severely overcrowded again today with 36 patients on trolleys.

That’s 16 more more than the next most overcrowded facilities in the eastern region - Tallaght Hospital and Connolly. In fact, there are only two other hospitals in the country that have more patients on trolleys than Naas - University Hospital Galway with 37, and University Hospital Limerick with 68.

There were 32 patients on trolleys in Naas yesterday

There are 17 patients on trolleys at Portlaoise Hospital and 20 at Tullamore Hospital.

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