Frank Kelly

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603 Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today

Minister Harris says he's trying to address the problem.

603 patients are waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the country.

At the Midlands Regional Hospitals, Tullamore has the highest number of patients waiting at 15 - followed by Mullingar with 12.

Eight patients are waiting for beds in Portlaoise.

Health Minister Simon Harris says while the amount of people waiting is too high, he is trying to address it with additional funding:

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