Busiest August On Record For Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

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THE latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation shows there were 327 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry.

This is the biggest number since the INMO began recording the numbers back in 2006. In August 2020 there were 208 patients waiting on trolleys.

The total trolley figures for the month of August saw 6,367 patients waiting for beds across the country in the last month, more than double the number in August 2020. Meanwhile, today there are 20 patients waiting on trolleys at UHK.

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