Letterkenny University Hospital most over crowded in the country

Letterkenny University Hospital is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today with 40 people awaiting admission.

Seven people were on trolleys in its Emergency Department while a further 33 were waiting on wards.

It’s almost double yesterday’s figure of 22.

In the Northwest there are 62 people on trolleys, with 22 waiting on a bed in Sligo University Hospital.

Nationally, there were 333 people waiting at hospitals across the country today – Letterkenny University Hospital accounts for 12% of this overall total.