20 people awaiting admission to LUH

There were 20 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital this morning according to the latest trolley watch report.

Four people were on trolleys in its Emergency Department while a further 16 were waiting on wards.

University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded hospital there today with 43 people waiting there.

Nationally, there were 367 people waiting at hospitals across the country, an increase of 4% on the same day last year when there were 354 patients on trolleys.