Close to 4,000 more people were waiting to see a consultant in Waterford at the end of 2019 when compared to 2018.
The Outpatient WAITING list at University Hospital Waterford stood at 40,951 on December 19th. 10% higher than the same time in 2018 when the figure was just under 37,000.
Last year was the worst on record for waiting lists in Waterford since the National Treatment Purchase Fund began publishing the data at the end of 2014.
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