Over 25 people on trolleys in the NW

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

Sligo University Hospital has 15 people without beds today with 9 patients in the emergency department and 6 on others ward.

Letterkenny University Hospital has 12 patients without beds today with 1 patient waiting in the ED and 11 on other wards throughout the hospital.

587 patients are without beds in hospitals today – with the worst effected hospital being Limerick University Hospital with 68 patients.