INMO Trolley/Ward Watch Analyses Show Figures Still Increasing

April 2015 up 26% since April 2014 – (up 73% since April 2006) 35,135 patients on trolleys January-April 2015 – highest recorded for the 4 month period since records began   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has carried out analyses of its Trolley/Ward Watch figures ahead of its 3 day Annual Delegate Conference […]

INMO launch “Ward Watch” which will be a new measure of hospital overcrowding

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is, today, launching a new initiative called “WARD WATCH” which will be a new measure of hospital overcrowding. The Ward Watch figure will count the number of additional patients, on beds, trolleys or chairs, on inpatient wards/units above the stated complement of that ward/unit.  This new Ward Watch […]