Trolley Crisis

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Number of patients on trolleys soar as winter approaches – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the health service as being in a worse state now than when Fine Gael took charge in 2011. The Sinn Féin TD said that with the number of patients on trolleys soaring, that the service is totally unprepared for the winter months. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “After […]

Trolley crisis reveals another broken government promise – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the ongoing shortage of beds in the hospital system as another broken government promise and said it was continuing to impact on a daily basis on patients and staff, with trolley numbers growing. The Sinn Féin TD said there were 582 patients on trolleys today (30 April) […]

Hospital Trolley Crisis Set to Increase says Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Hospital Trolley Crisis Set to Increase says Crowe   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has said that all indicators suggest that the trolley crisis in our hospital is set to increase. Crowe was speaking after it emerged that the trolley count was this week up by 20% on last year and said that the […]

Hospital trolley count figures highlight broken system – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Fein TD, Seán Crowe, has described the unprecedented Trolley Watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), which show over 50,000 patients on trolleys, as further proof that the current health system is broken. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The Trolley Watch figures released by the INMO for May […]

Lack of Government will to tackle trolley crisis ‘failing the public’ – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South-West Seán Crowe TD has said that the Government’s failure to address the ongoing trolley crises is ‘failing the public’. Speaking tonight, Teachta Crowe said: “I have received information that last Thursday security entered the paediatric ED in Tallaght Hospital and prevented access to an area called ‘the pod’. “Management […]

Patients on trolleys reach record numbers – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the recent “Trolley Watch” figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) showing that there is a record high of 656 patients on trolleys as frightening, unacceptable and demanding change The Sinn Féin TD said: “We are in the middle of winter, a flu epidemic […]