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20 people waiting on a bed at St Luke’s General Hospital for Carlow and Kilkenny

There are 374 waiting across the country, most in emergency departments

20 people are waiting on a bed at St Luke’s General Hospital for Carlow and Kilkenny.

They’re among 374 admitted patients waiting across the country according to today’s Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation Trolley Watch.

306 patients are waiting in the emergency department, including all of those at the local facility.

Meanwhile, St Luke’s had some victory at the Health Service Excellence Awards – read about that here