University Hospital Galway tops the list of overcrowded hospitals today.

According to the INMO, 468 patients are being treated on trolleys at hospitals across the country today, with 42 people waiting for a bed at UHG.

Management at the hospital has admitted that the Emergency Department is very busy today and has apologised for the distress and inconvenience caused to patients who are experiencing long wait times for a bed.

In a statement, management sat UHG say they're committed to treating everyone who presents at the Emergency Department, but they do so in order of medical priority.

The public are being advised only to attend the Emergency Department in cases of real emergencies, and to contact their GP first.





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