Overcrowding surge at Naas Hospital today

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Overcrowding surge at Naas Hospital today

Naas General Hospital

There are 25 patients on trolleys at Naas Hospital today.

This is more than at any other hospital in the eastern region - except Tallaght Hospital where 32 patients are on trolleys.

There are a dozen patients on trolleys at Portlaoise Hospital and the figure for Tullamore Hospital is nine, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.