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From TheJournal.ie Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year Overcrowding

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month Overcrowding

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month

The INMO has said the health service “simply does not have capacity to cope” with demand.

From TheJournal.ie 'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter Warning

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter

The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year Crisis

Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said the situation is far worse than last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

From TheJournal.ie Hospitals warned about safety of patient trolleys after reports of some malfunctioning Warning

Hospitals warned about safety of patient trolleys after reports of some malfunctioning

The HPRA said that it is aware of complaints made from an Irish hospital regarding the Tautmann UT10 patient trolley.

From TheJournal.ie There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month Dire Situation

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month

The 9,091 figure represents a 12% jump from May 2017, and a massive 116% jump from the situation in 2006.

From TheJournal.ie 'Record-breaking month': Over 10,000 patients were on trolleys during March Trollied

'Record-breaking month': Over 10,000 patients were on trolleys during March

Today there were 485 patients on trolleys with 338 in emergency departments and a further 147 on wards.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage Critical

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

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 Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

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 Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year Trolleywatch

'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.

From TheJournal.ie These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country Record Highs

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really fewer people on hospital trolleys this year? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really fewer people on hospital trolleys this year?

The Tánaiste made the claim amid ongoing debate about wait times in Irish healthcare.

From TheJournal.ie 'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys Trolleywatch

'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.

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 Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true Overcrowding

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments Perfect Storm

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Patients describe nurses 'red in the face' from work and guilt of seeing elderly on trolleys Inside Irish Hospitals

Patients describe nurses 'red in the face' from work and guilt of seeing elderly on trolleys

Over 600 people are still on trolleys in Ireland’s hospitals today, the second highest figure ever recorded.

From TheJournal.ie There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals Health

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) says it sets a new record.

From TheJournal.ie Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous' Crisis

Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'

This morning there were 378 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley Midland Regional

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley

The woman, believed to be 103, finally got a bed this morning.

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 The hospital trolley problem is getting better, slowly Slow Recovery

The hospital trolley problem is getting better, slowly

There’s a marked difference between Dublin and the rest of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Patients left lying on trolleys while 40-bed unit remains vacant at nearby hospital Overcrowding

Patients left lying on trolleys while 40-bed unit remains vacant at nearby hospital

Yesterday there were 20 patients on trolleys at Tipperary General Hospital.

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 The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded Get In The Queue

The number of people on Beaumont Hospital waiting lists shows why the place is overcrowded

It’s over 10,000, with 2,352 waiting for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: If there was an overnight fix for the health service I would've implemented it Opinion

Leo: If there was an overnight fix for the health service I would've implemented it

I’ve been in this job for 18 months and I can say with absolute certainty that if there was an overnight fix, I would have implemented it on day one, Leo Varadkar writes.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media Strongly Dissatisfied

Tallaght Hospital to probe how information on 91-year-old patient was given to media

Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the incident as “a shocking example of dysfunction in the health system”.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar is being accused of leaking his own email Internal Affairs

Leo Varadkar is being accused of leaking his own email

Fianna Fáil says that an email in the Irish Times came about because of ‘self-serving leaks’.

From TheJournal.ie Enda to Gerry: "The trampoline must be having an effect on you" Say What Now

Enda to Gerry: "The trampoline must be having an effect on you"

You’re ‘almost like a commentator at a horse race’, the Sinn Féin president told the Taoiseach today.

From TheJournal.ie The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses Our Lady Of Lourdes

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy Medical Cards

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy

“It’s not that the system isn’t sympathetic, it is – who wouldn’t be?”

From TheJournal.ie Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers In Numbers

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

From TheJournal.ie "A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis HOSPITAL CRISIS

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

From TheJournal.ie 'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days' HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

From TheJournal.ie There are 401 people on trolleys today HOSPITAL CRISIS

There are 401 people on trolleys today

The figure peaked at more than 600 on Tuesday.

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