LUH joint most overcrowded in country with 38 people awaiting admission

Letterkenny University Hospital was the joint most overcrowded in the country with 38 people in need of in-patient beds this morning, the same figure as the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

25 of those awaiting admission at Letterkenny Hospital were in the Emergency Department, which has seen the Full Capacity Protocol implemented today.

Nationally, the INMO says 440 people were awaiting admission at hospitals across the country.