21 people waiting for a bed a Letterkenny University Hospital

 

Latest figures show that there were 21 people waiting for a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning.

9 were on trolleys in its emergency department while a further 12 were on wards or on overflow areas.

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation - University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded with 35 people in need of a bed.

Nationally, 417 people were on trolleys at hospitals across the country.