Over 40 people across North West waiting for a bed

41 people from across the North West are waiting on trolleys for hospital beds today at the 2 main regional hospitals, according to INMO trolley watch figures.

Sligo University Hospital has 16 people without beds today with 12 in the emergency department and 4 patients on another wards.

Letterkenny University Hospital has 25 patients without beds today with 6 in ED and 19 patients waiting on other wards throughout the hospital.

There are 567 people nationwide waiting for a bed today with the worst effected hospital being Limerick University Hospital, with 80 patients