16 people awaiting admission this morning at LUH

There's been an increase in the number of people awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital, with 16 patients without beds this morning, eight of them on Emergency Department trolleys.

That compares to three patients awaiting admission yesterday.

Nationally, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation say 402 patients were in need of a bed this morning- up from 350 yesterday.