Quality & Patient Safety

Ireland: Constant overcrowding puts patients and their safety at risk

Patient Safety Monitor: Global Edition, February 3, 2009

At Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital, nearly fifty patients have been treated on temporary beds at one time in the emergency department (ED), according to the Daily Mail. Nurses have said the numbers are ’crippling," reports the Mail.

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