Open thread Whats your experience with hospital overcrowding

first_imgSHOCKING TROLLEY WATCH figures have revealed today that there has been a significant increase in hospital overcrowding since last year with a rise of 187% in patients on trolleys in one hospital.Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and St James’ Hospital both also saw an increase of 154% since last year. Just last month, more than 5,500 patients admitted found themselves on a trolley or in an emergency department.With this in mind, we want to hear about your experiences with overcrowding in hospitals. Have you or a loved one spent a night on a trolley? Were you left waiting for treatment in an emergency department for hours?Share your stories in the comments below…last_img

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