There is serious overcrowding at Naas Hospital today

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Paul O'Meara

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There is serious overcrowding at Naas Hospital today

Naas General Hospital

Some 27 patients have been admitted to Naas Hospital without a bed being available, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. This is a dozen more than yesterday's figure of 15 patients without a bed.

This is the highest overcrowding figure in the eastern region, which includes the major Dublin public hospitals.

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There are six patients on trolleys at Portlaoise Hospital and the figure for Tullamore Hospital is four.