73 people waiting for hospital beds in north west

There are 73 people waiting on trolleys in hospitals in the North West.

Letterkenny University Hospital is the 4th worst effeted hospital in the country today with 40 people waiting for a bed while there are a further 33 people in Sligo University Hospital.

This is an increase compared to Fridays figures where 31 patients were waiting in Letterkenny and 27 in Sligo.

The worst hit hospital nationally is Limerick University Hospital where 50 people are waiting and the national figure is 606 which is the highest it has been since March 2018.