UHL worst affected hospital with 55 people on trolleys

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549 people are waiting on trolleys at hospitals nationwide.

University Hospital Limerick – which serves North Tipp, Limerick and Clare – is the worst affected with 55 people awaiting beds.

According to the INMO 34 patients who have been admitted to South Tipp General in Clonmel are without a bed.

Other health facilities suffering major overcrowding today include Cork University Hospital with 43 people on trolleys while there are 36 at University Hospital Galway.