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'It was just chaos' - Record number on trolleys at Limerick Hospital

University Hospital Limerick today saw the highest number of patients on trolleys in any Irish hospital since the INMO started monitoring in 2006. Chaotic scenes at the hospital have resulted in patients sleeping on floors and staff members trying to look after as many as 25 patients at a time. 

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17.01 21 Apr 2022


'It was just chaos' - Record number on trolleys at Limerick Hospital


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University Hospital Limerick today saw the highest number of patients on trolleys in any Irish hospital since the INMO started monitoring in 2006. Chaotic scenes at the hospital have resulted in patients sleeping on floors and staff members trying to look after as many as 25 patients at a time.

Kieran was joined by Frances Watkins, journalist with the Limerick Leader, who has been at the hospital with your sister over the past couple of days and John Wall, who is living with Stage 4 Prostate Cancer, who was in UHL last week.

They were joined alongside Ann Noonan, who is a Nurse in University Hospital Limerick...

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