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01 Jul 2022

Patients delays on the increase in Naas Hospital

Health

Patients delays on the increase in Naas Hospital

Naas Hospital

Overcrowding at Naas Hospital worsened during last month.

The number of patients left on trolleys for a period more than doubled in November – when compared with November 2015.

A total of 256 patients were admitted on trolleys in November, as compared with 108 in November 2015.

However there has been a fall – from 3072 to 2802 – in the number of patient treatment delays over the year to date (January to November).

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation there has been  a “minimal”  1% improvement in the number of patients admitted on trolleys to hospitals across the State. 

 

 

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