339 admitted patients are waiting for beds at Irish Hospitals today, according to the latest INMO Trolley Watch figures.
257 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 82 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital system.
Letterkenny University Hospital is the worst affected facility nationwide with 48 patients waiting on admission for a bed.
Across the region Galway University Hospital is the most overcrowded at 20 patients awaiting beds.
It’s followed by Sligo University Hospital at 19, Mayo University Hospital at 13 and the Portiuncula University Hospital with 7 patients on trolleys.