Overcrowding at Letterkenny University Hospital eases further

Letterkenny General Hospital

The overcrowding crisis at Letterkenny University Hospital has eased further today according to the latest figures from the INMO.

There were 14 people awaiting admission to the hospital this morning - 13 on trolleys in the Emergency Department with 1 waiting on a ward or overflow area.

However Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Sligo Regional Hospital Doctor Fergal Hickey says even one person waiting for a bed is still excessive: