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Letterkenny hospital most overcrowded today

LETTERKENNY University Hospital is the most overcrowded hospital in the country today with 66 patients waiting on a bed.

According to this morning’s trolley figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) there are 506 admitted patients waiting for beds across the country.  Nationally 355 patients are waiting in the emergency department, while 151 are in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

At Letterkenny hospital 24 patients are waiting on for a bed in the emergency department and 42 elsewhere in the hospital, a total of 66 on trolleys.

This is the highest figure in the country ahead of University Hospital Limerick (51) and Cork University Hospital (46).

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