Overcrowding crisis worsens at Letterkenny General Hospital

Letterkenny General Emergency DepartmentThere has been a further worsening of the overcrowding crisis at Letterkenny General Hospital.

According to the INMO 31 patients are either on trolleys or in wards awaiting a bed.

All day surgery cases and theatre lists have been CANCELLED for the week ahead.

Nationally, the numbers on trolleys and in wards has surpassed 600 for the first time ever.

Meanwhile a Donegal Deputy has said that warnings about overcrowding at Letterkenny General Hospital is continuing to fall on deaf ears.

He says this situation is nothing new: