59 waiting on hospital beds in the north west

There are 59 patients are waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the North West this morning.

Currently there are 30 waiting on beds at Letterkenny University Hospital. 12 of those are in the emergency department with 9 elsewhere.

The Number at Sligo University Hospital for today is 19 according to the INMO. 13 are in the emergency department and 6 elsewhere in the Hospital.

Nationally the number stands at 566

University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected with 71 people without beds.