The North West’s two main hospitals are among the top five most overcrowded in the country today.
According to today’s figures from the INMO, there were 36 people waiting for a bed at Sligo University Hospital. A further 31 were waiting at Letterkenny University Hospital, bringing the total in the North West to 67 today.
Those numbers mean that Sligo University Hospital is the third-busiest facility in Ireland today, while Letterkenny is joint-fifth, alongside University Hospital Galway.
University Hospital Limerick remains the most overcrowded, with 102 people awaiting admission there.
Overall, today’s figures stand at 479 nationwide.