Trolley figures up a third on yesterday’s figure in the NW

30 people from across the North West are waiting on trolleys for hospital beds today at the 2 main regional hospitals.

Sligo University Hospital has 21 people without beds today with 14 patients in the emergency department and 7 on others ward.

Letterkenny University Hospital has 9 patients without beds today with 4 patients waiting in the ED and 5 on other wards throughout the hospital.

492 patients are without beds in hospitals today – with the worst effected hospital being limerick with 75 patients.