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15% of all patients waiting for a hospital bed in the country this week have been based in the north west. 326 people have been on trolleys in Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals since Monday which includes 74 across both hospitals today. 2,150 patients have been on trolleys nationally since…

Seventy hospital patients in the north west are waiting for beds today. Forty-four of them are in Letterkenny University Hospital and 26 in Sligo University Hospital. Only two hospitals have more patients waiting that in Letterkenny; they are University Hospital Galway with 47and University Hospital Limerick with 78. Overall throughout…

The 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 per 100,000 population has increased in all but one local electoral area across the north west region. The rate of infection in the South Donegal local electoral area has increased from 630 to 838, while Manorhamilton in Co. Leitrim has gone from 444 to…

Letterkenny University Hospital has the second highest number of patients in the country waiting for beds today. Fifty-seven patients are waiting in the hospital, made up of 21 in the emergency department and 36 in wards and elsewhere. Thirty patients are waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital, with 21…

The north west is among the worst-hit areas in the country again today when it comes to the number of patients in hospitals waiting for beds. Sixty-five are waiting in the region, made up of 39 in Letterkenny and 26 in Sligo. 35 of the patients in Letterkenny are in…