North West hospitals among top five most overcrowded in the country

Letterkenny and Sligo University Hospitals are among the 5 most overcrowded hospitals in the country today.

Latest figures from the INMO claim there are 35 patients waiting on a bed in Sligo University Hospital the 5th highest number in the Country while at Letterkenny the number stands at 41.

Only University hospital Limerick, Cork University Hospital and another hospital in the Saolta Group Galway university hospital have higher numbers this morning heading into the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend.

The total number of people waiting for hospital beds across the country stands at 527 today.