INMO reports 16 people on trolleys at Letterkenny General

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says 16 people were on trolleys at Letterkenny General Hospital this morning.

A very busy weekend with a lot of admissions last night has left the hospital with a beds crisis.

Such was the level of activity that there was a patient over spill in to the outpatients ward which led to the cancellation of two clinics today.

The public is being urged not to attend the emergency department unless it is an emergency and to instead consult with their local GP in the first instance.