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Hospital overcrowding record high
06 Jul 2015 22:10
Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments and wards has increased by 51%, when compared with the same month last year.
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According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, there were 7,775 people being treated on trolleys in June - a record high for the month.
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The organisation has said this is the 12th month in a row where overcrowding has been higher than the same period in the previous year.
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The INMO began its 'Trolley Watch' 12 years ago.
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