UHL & STGH among most overcrowded hospitals

Photo:© P Flynn

466 people are waiting for beds in hospitals across the country today.

340 are waiting in the emergency department, while 126 are in wards, according to the INMO’s Trolley Watch.

The worst-hit hospital today is University Hospital Limerick with 59 patients waiting for a bed.

South Tipp General in Clonmel once again makes the top three most overcrowded facilities with 36 patients being cared for on trolleys.

Cork University Hospital has 38.