Some elective procedures postponed due to overcrowding at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe

Galway Bay fm newsroom:

The HSE is warning people that the Emergency Department at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is extremely busy today. (18/4)

The hospital has admitted a significant number of ill patients recently, with some still waiting in A&E for a bed in the hospital.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says there are 14 people currently waiting on trolleys at Porticuncula Emergency Department and 23 more at UHG.

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