Eilish O’Regan: ‘Taoiseach’s favourite A&E turned things around – but it enjoyed enviable resources’

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Eilish O’Regan: ‘Taoiseach’s favourite A&E turned things around – but it enjoyed enviable resources’

  


Recovery: Patients waiting on trolleys at Beaumont Hospital came down from 8,065 to 3,609
Recovery: Patients waiting on trolleys at Beaumont Hospital came down from 8,065 to 3,609

It’s the hospital that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has singled out as the star performer for tackling its A&E trolley crisis.

So how did Beaumont Hospital in Dublin emerge from a trolley gridlock blackspot?

While there were 8,065 patients on trolleys in the hospital nearly a decade ago that was reduced to 3,609 last year.

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