Numbers on trolleys in NW remains high

The number of patients waiting on trolleys in the North West today remains high.

In total, there is 31 people waiting for a bed in the North West today.

20 patients are waiting on trolleys in Letterkenny University Hospital while 11 people are waiting in Sligo University Hospital.

University Hospital Galway also sees a large number of people waiting for a bed with 37 people on trolleys while the worst affected hospital in the country is Cork University Hospital, with 47 people waiting for a bed.

The national figure is 514 which is the second consecutive week with over 500 people waiting on trolleys.