Highest numbers waiting on trolleys in Letterkenny again today

Patients attending the Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital are facing long waits again today.

The hospital has one of the highest numbers of people waiting on trolleys for the second day in a row.

Today there are 38 people waiting on trolleys in the Emergency Department and on wards at the hospital.

Only Limerick has more people waiting – the figure at the University Hospital there is 40.

The figure in Letterkenny is the same as yesterday when it had the highest numbers waiting in the country (38).

There are nine people waiting at Sligo University Hospital today.