5% Increase In UHL Overcrowding Compared To Last Year

The level of overcrowding at hospitals in the Midwest is continuing to rise.

The latest figures from the INMO show a 5% increase in the number of patients left waiting for beds at University Hospital Limerick in May, compared to the same time last year, while trolley numbers at Ennis General Hosptial have more than doubled.

Clare FM’s Fiona McGarry reports: