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St Luke’s Hospital has 3rd highest number of people on trolleys today

30 patients were waiting on trolleys in St Luke’s Hospital for Carlow/Kilkenny today – one of the highest figures in the country.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s latest report shows that nationally there were 417 waiting for a bed.

St Luke’s had the third most overcrowded emergency department in the country at 30 patients.

The worst, was Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar at 34.