There are long waits for patients presenting at the Emergency Departments of hospitals across the west today.
There are 44 patients on trolleys waiting for a bed at University Hospital Galway. That’s the third highest nationally according to the latest INMO trolley watch fifures.
There are 41 patients on trolleys waiting for admission to Sligo university Hospital, 27 patients waiting for beds at Mayo University Hospital and 9 patients waiting for admission to Portiuncula University Hospital.
Nationally today there are 634 patients waiting on trolleys for hospital admissions, with the highest number at Limerick University Hospital - with 90 patients on trolleys today.