The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organsiation say that there are 26 people waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Galway today, a decrease of more than half in under a day.
Yesterday, UHG’s overcrowding was the worst on record, with 58 people on trolleys. The hospital was the second most overcrowded after Cork University Hospital.
While the number has decreased significantly today, the total number of people who have been on a trolley at UHG in the first four days of this week is now 151.
Speaking yesterday, the INMO General Secretary, Phil Ni Sheaghdha said: