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#Hospital overcrowding

# hospital-overcrowding - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,423 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# hospital-overcrowding - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 17,892 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

Harris summoned before emergency Health Committee meeting as 621 people wait on trolleys
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

Harris summoned before emergency Health Committee meeting as 621 people wait on trolleys

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 12:21 PM 13,245 Views 44 Comments

The INMO has called on the HSE to implement five new measures.

# hospital-overcrowding - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed

Jan 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 10,711 Views 34 Comments

Over 1,300 of the patients were children younger than 16.

# hospital-overcrowding - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys
# INMO
# INMO

Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys

Dec 2nd 2018, 9:28 AM 11,197 Views 100 Comments

The INMO has attributed to problem to understaffing and low pay levels.

# hospital-overcrowding - Friday 5 January, 2018

Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding'

Jan 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 272,368 Views 198 Comments

It’s a hospital overcrowding problem that has been decanted into the Emergency Department, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# hospital-overcrowding - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:25 AM 17,447 Views 32 Comments

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# hospital-overcrowding - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:14 PM 5,355 Views 50 Comments

Reilly was challenged by Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher in the Dáil today after it emerged almost 400 people were on trolleys across the country in one day this week.

# hospital-overcrowding - Thursday 23 May, 2013

A&E wards could be shut over looming staff shortages, doctors warn
# Healthscare
# Healthscare

A&E wards could be shut over looming staff shortages, doctors warn

May 23rd 2013, 8:02 PM 9,186 Views 59 Comments

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine says emergency wards are already stretched, and it’ll get worse in July…