The number of patients on hospital trolleys has risen over the 700-mark today, making it one of the busiest days since records began.

According to the latest trolley watch from the INMO, there are 714 patients on trolleys at hospitals across the country.

University Hospital Limerick is the most-overcrowded with 80 patients on trolleys, followed by Galway University Hospital where 45 patients are on trolleys.

There are 35 patients waiting for a bed this lunchtime at Sligo University Hospital and 24 at Mayo University Hospital, with 13 people on trolleys at Portiuncla Hospital in Ballinasloe.

 

 

 

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