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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Wait Times

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Overcrowding
'Winter trolley numbers in May': INMO slam hospital wait times as almost 12,000 without beds
This month’s figures show the worst level of hospital overcrowding seen since the INMO began counting trolleys.
Last year
# Wait Times
Mater Hospital urges public to avoid emergency department due to ‘extreme pressure’
It advised people with non-emergency conditions to seek assistance from minor injury units or their GP.
# Phoning it in
Central Bank calls on Irish banks to improve customer support waiting times
it conducted a review of the five main retail banks.
All time
# Seized
Shane Ross says new law was needed as gardaí seize 377 cars driven by unaccompanied learner drivers
Criticism has been levelled at the transport minister over the long wait times for the driving test.
# Wait Times
Almost 15,000 elderly people were forced to wait over 24 hours in emergency departments last year
The latest figures show there was an increase of nearly 3,000 on the year previous.
# Consumer
Dublin dad says family holiday in jeopardy due to 'misinformation' and delays getting baby's passport
Neil Curran says he was told different things by An Post and Passport Service.
# Trolley crisis
'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'
The Children’s Hospital Group said there has been an increase in young children and infants presenting with the flu and respiratory infections.
# waiting time
Jobseekers appeals taking over 25 weeks to process
The Social Welfare Appeals Office is currently dealing with 13,444 appeals.
# Wait Times
Patients waiting up to 70 weeks for orthopaedic surgeries in Derry hospital
Officials have blamed the delay on a fire at Altnagelvin Hospital in November 2012.