A bed-capacity review says  occupancy rates are running at close to 100%   across the hospital system, posing a legitimate risk to patient safety

There were 668 people on hospital trolleys and on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed on Tuesday as a Government-commissioned report advised th(...)

Speaking at the launch of paediatric trolley watch, INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said historic issues of recruitment and retention of nursing staff continue. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The incidence of children stranded on trolleys in Irish emergency departments has changed from a “very odd occasion” to a “constant” fixture of the he(...)