SIPTU Say Some Ambulance Crews Are Forced To Wait Hours To Unload Patients At CUH

The union are calling for the HSE and Health Minister to implement measures to ease delays caused by the overcrowding crisis

Some crews say the delays are preventing them from attending further calls, and in some cases from finishing their shifts in time. 

The latest figures from the INMO show CUH is the second most overcrowded hospital in the country, with over 10,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys since the start of the year

Speaking to RedFM News, Paul Bell from SIPTU says all emergency calls will be processed as an emergency:

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