Overcrowding continues at South Tipp General Hospital.



The problem of patients having to lie on trolleys at South Tipperary General Hospital is continuing today.

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation there are 17 people without a bed at the Clonmel facility.

The “Trolley Watch” figures for Monday and Tuesday showed there were 16 people in a similar situation each day at South Tipp General.

Nationally there are 308 people on trolleys in hospitals across the country today – both Cork University Hospital and the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick have 26 patients on trolleys.