20 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital this morning

 

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There were 20 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University  hospital this morning according to the INMO. 

Today's figures have revealed that there is a total of 19 people on trolleys in the hospitals Emergency Department while 1 person is waiting on a ward or overflow area.

The hospital has been under pressure for the past number of days with 19 people awaiting admission on Wednesday and a further 16 yesterday.

As a result, the Full Capacity Protocol was implemented which saw some non urgent elective procedures deferred.

The hospital has not issued a statement as of yet today in relation to the overcrowding situation.