Patients presenting at hospital emergency departments across the region today are experiencing delays.

There are 43 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway, the second highest in the country.

There are 25 at Mayo University Hospital and 24 at Sligo University Hospital.

13 patients are waiting for admission at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Nationally, there are 375 patients waiting for a bed in hospitals, with the highest figures again today being seen at University Hospital Limerick where 55 patients are waiting on trolleys.


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