Number of patients on trolleys in KGH in June more than doubles

The number of patients who had to wait on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital in June more than doubled compared to the same month in 2014. hospital trolley The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation data reveals last month 139 patients were on trolleys. In June 2014 that figure was 54 and the same month in 2013 saw 38 people on trolleys. Nationally, there was a 50 per cent increase in hospitals around the country in the past year.