Irish health system grinds to a halt as 649 people are stuck in trolleys today – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
December 18, 2018

Irish health system grinds to a halt as 649 people are stuck in trolleys today

Today’s figures reflecting people left to suffer in trolleys across hospitals nationwide make for grim reading.

As of today, 649 people remain on trolleys, after an all-time high of 714 yesterday.

Meanwhile, Simon Harris’ idea of a solution is to throw 5m towards home care packages, home help hours, and transitional care beds.

It is widely accepted that the only viable long-term solution is a dramatic increase on hospital bed availability.

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