INMO figures show a 63% rise in overcrowding at LGH

first_imgNews Google+ By News Highland – August 8, 2014 Previous articleHendricks: God’s Pocket Celebrates Seymour Hoffman’s talentNext articleMonaghan stick as Gavin makes two changes News Highland Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week INMO figures show a 63% rise in overcrowding at LGH Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Twitter The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for funding to be released to alleviate hospital overcrowding.Figures released this morning show an 8% increase in overcrowding last month, compared to July 2013. At Letterkenny General Hospital, the increase was 63%, rising from 79 in July 2013 to 129 last month.The highest percentage increase in the country was 187%, recorded in Sligo.The INMO is calling on the Minister for Health to make funding available as a priority.General Secretary Liam Doran says there are a number of reasons for overcrowding……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/doranovercrowding.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson center_img Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img

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