Audio Update – 40 patients waiting for beds at LGH

 

 

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The INMO has confirmed there were 40 people waiting for beds at Letterkenny General Hospital this morning, the highest figure at the hospital since they began keeping the records.

Following what's been described as another extremely busy weekend at the hopspital, 18 patients were on trollies in the Emergency Department this morning, while 22 were on wards, all of them awaiting beds.

Donegal North East Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn is planning to raise the issue with Health Minister Leo Varadkar tomorrow.

He says proportionately,  Letterkenny General is the worst resourced hospital in the country........