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01 Oct 2022

Those waiting for hospital beds in Letterkenny less than half than in Sligo Hospital

Those waiting for hospital beds in Letterkenny less than half than in Sligo Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital

Fourteen admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning at Letterkenny University Hospital, according to today’s Irish Nurses Midwives Organisation (INMO) Trolley Watch.

12 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while two were reported to be in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

But the situation at the region's other hospital in Sligo is almost double that of Letterkenny.

39 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning at Sligo University Hospital, which serves much of south Donegal, according to the same INMO Trolley Watch.

25 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while the remainder are currently located in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

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