Letterkenny hospital the most overcrowded in country

Letterkenny University Hospital is the most overcrowded hospital in the country today.

It has 48 patients waiting for beds, with 12 in the emergency department and 36 in wards and elsewhere.

There are 19 patients waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital, 13 of whom are in the emergency department.

Overall throughout the country, 339 patients are waiting in hospitals for beds.