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#Hospital overcrowding

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Harris summoned before emergency Health Committee meeting as 621 people wait on trolleys Trolley Crisis

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys INMO

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding' Opinion

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys Trolleys

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.

From TheJournal.ie A&E wards could be shut over looming staff shortages, doctors warn Healthscare

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

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