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INMO Hits Out At Overcrowding As 22 People On Trolleys In Midlands Hospitals

395 people are waiting on a bed across Ireland.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says overcrowding in hospitals cannot be tolerated. 

It comes as yesterday saw the worst levels of overcrowding since the beginning of the pandemic, with 395 patients being treated on trolleys. 

22 people in midlands hospitals were waiting on a bed yesterday, 15 in Tullamore and 7 in Mullingar.  

INMO General Secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha says more needs to be done to stop the problem continuing into the winter months:

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