58 people on trolleys

first_imgAdvertisement Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 days News58 people on trolleysBy Bernie English – November 7, 2016 665 WhatsApp Print Email 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL University Hospital Limerick.LIMERICK University Hospital Emergency Department had the highest number of people waiting on trolleys in the country today (Monday) with a record number of 58 patients waiting for admission in the emergency department.The hospital far outstripped other hospitals around the country, in terms of patients waiting, with other ED’s numbering in the mid to low 20’s.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Management of the hospital group have long acknowledged that the ED is not fir for purpose. A new ED is currently under construction and is due to open in the spring of next year. Previous articlecompetition winnerNext articleGAA – Action from Patrickwell versus Glen Rovers Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April TAGSED. trolleysfeatureduniversity hospital limerick Facebook 64 patients waiting for beds in UHL Linkedin Twitter Management at most overcrowded and most COVID-hit hospital apologise to patients ‘waiting over 100 hours’ for a bedlast_img

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