Tullamore Hospital One Of Busiest Nationally Today

Written 6 days ago by Mary Kate Findon


For the second day in a row, Tullamore Hospital has had to activate the HSEs Escalation policy with patients asked to expect delays.

According to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, the Offaly facility is one of the busiest in the country with 35 awaiting a bed.

Elsewhere locally, there are 12 in trolleys on on already full wards in both Mullingar and Portlaoise.

The national figure stands at over 470.