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#Trolleywatch

# trolleywatch - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year

Over 1,000 children are expected to wait for a bed this year.

# trolleywatch - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys

The figure of 601 is just short of the high of 612 patients on trolleys at the beginning of January.

# trolleywatch - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar 'will return tomorrow' as Adams accuses him of being AWOL

The Department of Health says that Varadkar has been kept abreast of the situation.

# trolleywatch - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

264 people are spending New Year's Eve on hospital trolleys

The INMO says it’s like “Groundhog Day”.

# trolleywatch - Monday 29 September, 2014

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

# trolleywatch - Friday 8 August, 2014

Number of patients admitted on trolleys up 187% in some hospitals

Five hospitals increased by between 75% to 187% in comparison to the same period last year.

# trolleywatch - Thursday 13 February, 2014

HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis

The INMO has called on the HSE to act immediately.

# trolleywatch - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys

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.

# trolleywatch - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

374: Number of patients on hospital trolleys at highest in months

There are 374 patients on trolleys in Ireland today – the highest figure since April last year.

# trolleywatch - Monday 5 September, 2011

6,624 people on hospital trolleys last month

The number of people on trolleys rose 106 per cent between August 2007 and 2011.