36 people waiting in hospital for a bed today

There are 36 people waiting for a hospital bed in the north west today.

Twenty-four of them are in Letterkenny University Hospital with 12 in Sligo University Hospital.

Yesterday, there were 47 people in hospital in the north west waiting for a bed.

In Sligo today, eight of the waiting patients are in the hospital emergency department, with four in wards.

In Letterkenny, 22 of the patients are in wards.

Overall throughout the country today, there are 535 people waiting for a bed.