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#Trolley Watch

From TheJournal.ie INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed Trolley Watch

INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed

Among the 9,439 patients were 45 children.

From TheJournal.ie Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month Trolley Watch

Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

Some 106 children were among those waiting without a bed.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE Crisis

Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE

There were 81 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie 'A national crisis': Almost 8,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month Trolley Watch

'A national crisis': Almost 8,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

Some 68 children were among those waiting without a bed, according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's absolutely deplorable': Record-breaking 714 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals this morning INMO

'It's absolutely deplorable': Record-breaking 714 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals this morning

University Hospital Limerick saw the highest figures today, with 80 patients awaiting a bed.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a wake-up call': 73 children on trolleys in emergency depts so far this year Trolley Watch

'It's a wake-up call': 73 children on trolleys in emergency depts so far this year

The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Association has just launched a new trolley watch system – where it counts how many children are on trolleys in EDs.

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,400 people on trolleys in first week of 2018 INMO

More than 2,400 people on trolleys in first week of 2018

Nursing representatives met with HSE officials earlier today to see how hospital overcrowding can be reduced.

From TheJournal.ie 'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high Overcrowding

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high

A record high of 656 people were waiting on trolleys as 2018 began, according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017 Record High

There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017

The INMO said that this was further evidence that our health service “simply cannot cope with the demands”.

From TheJournal.ie How Ireland's hospitals are massaging the numbers of people on trolleys How They Do It

How Ireland's hospitals are massaging the numbers of people on trolleys Exclusive

A number of senior staff members have come forward to highlight how it’s done.

From TheJournal.ie There has actually been a slight drop in people on hospital trolleys this year Trolley Watch

There has actually been a slight drop in people on hospital trolleys this year

While the numbers on trolleys is down 1% this year, figures for November were described as “particularly alarming”.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu is still Ireland's favourite supermarket - but Lidl is reaching record highs The Germans Are Coming

SuperValu is still Ireland's favourite supermarket - but Lidl is reaching record highs

SuperValu continues to post positive results with sales growth of 3.2%.

From TheJournal.ie There's to be a 'zero tolerance' approach to patients waiting in emergency departments Trolleys

There's to be a 'zero tolerance' approach to patients waiting in emergency departments

It’s among a rang of rules to help fight hospital overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys Trolley Watch

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys

The INMO has said the latest trolley figures are “a damning indictment of our society”.

From TheJournal.ie Leo understands the distress that hospital overcrowding causes you Trolley Watch

Leo understands the distress that hospital overcrowding causes you

He said that he isn’t “trying to make out everything is rosy in the garden” of the Irish health service

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator' Overcrowding

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Over 600 patients are waiting for hospital beds around the country Trolley Watch

Over 600 patients are waiting for hospital beds around the country

This comes after news of planned industrial action at Beaumont Hospital – one of the worst affected by overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas' Trolley Watch

Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas'

The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.

From TheJournal.ie New 'Ward Watch' figures show increase in patients placed in wards Ward Watch

New 'Ward Watch' figures show increase in patients placed in wards

Liam Doran of the INMO said that the figures showed that “the reduction in trolley numbers is completely offset by the placing of additional patients, on inpatient wards.”

From TheJournal.ie Nurses to track hospital overcrowding Ward Watch

Nurses to track hospital overcrowding

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is to launch Ward Watch, a new initiative, this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today? Health

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Hospital staff told to urgently discharge patients to alleviate overcrowding Tallaght Hospital

Tallaght Hospital staff told to urgently discharge patients to alleviate overcrowding

Hospital CEO sent text message to staff this morning, calling for immediate discharges after 35 patients were kept on trolleys there yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals Health

2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the problem has increased by over a third over the past five years.

From TheJournal.ie HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines Swine Flu

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines

Meanwhile, Fine Gael’s health spokesman has warned that overcrowding in hospitals will cause infections to spread rapidly and will gravely endanger the lives of the seriously ill.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Swine flu is back – and this time it means business; parents under the microscope and how Ted’s excellent adventure almost ended in tears.

From TheJournal.ie Trolley wait hits record numbers Health

Trolley wait hits record numbers

The largest ever number of hospital patients to be treated on trolleys was recorded today, a full 10% higher than yesterday.