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The number of patients on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital’s emergency department in August more than doubled compared to two years ago.

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The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation data shows last month 108 patients were on trolleys compared to 49 in August 2013.

Last month’s figure is a slight increase on 2014 when 95 patients were on trolleys.