38 on trolleys in Sligo, Letterkenny hospitals

There’s a major increase in the number of patients waiting for a hospital bed in the North West today.

In total, there are 38 patients on trolleys — 23 in Letterkenny University Hospital and 15 in Sligo University Hospital.

In Letterkenny, 15 of the patients are on wards; 12 are on wards in Sligo, according to INMO Trolley Watch figures.

Yesterday, there were 11 people on trolleys, all in Letterkenny University Hospital.