INMO figures show major increase in numbers awaiting hospital admission

first_img By News Highland – August 10, 2017 Previous articleBruce Springsteen to make his Broadway debut with acoustic, one-man showsNext articleMore volunteers being sought for Twin Towns text alert scheme News Highland 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ The latest Trolley and Ward Watch Figures show that at Letterkenny University Hospital, there were 237 patients waiting on a bed last month, up 90 from July 2016.Since January 2813 people admitted for care at the hospital were waiting on trolleys or in overflow areas was 2,813, up over 2,000 on the same period last year.The INMO say recent the records again confirm the lack of capacity, leading to lack of access within the public health system.They believe it is imperative that the Government, the Department and the HSE immediately agree the necessary additional funding with incentives to recruit staff to enable the expansion of the health service to meet both scheduled and unscheduled care demands. Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Pinterest Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Twitter Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook INMO figures show major increase in numbers awaiting hospital admission Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Homepage BannerNews Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase last_img

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