17 on trolleys in Northwest Hospitals

There has been a significant spike in the number of people on trolleys at Letterkenny General Hospital.

Figures compiled by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show 8 people on trolleys at the hospital this morning either awaiting or being treated.

The figures of late have generally shown few if any on the trolleys at the hospital.

Sligo General Hospital, which services are section of south Donegal, has 9 people on trolleys.