Low levels of those without a bed in Northwest hospitals

trolleysThe Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says there are 227 people waiting for hospital beds today.

The majority are waiting on trolleys, while some patients have been moved to wards to wait for a bed to come available.

The hospital with the highest number is University Hospital Limerick, at 27, with St Vincents in Dublin recording 24 and Beaumont in Dublin with 21.

Locally, while Letterkenny University Hospital shows no one on Trolleys or in wards, there are 7 people without a bed at Sligo Regional Hospital.