Over 30 patients without a bed at STGH

Frontline staff at Tipperary’s main hospital are have to cope with 34 patients on trolleys today.

19 of these are being cared for around the Emergency Department with a further 15 in overflow areas of already full wards.

They are among 565 patients in hospitals across the country without a bed today.

University Hospital Limerick has 33 patients on trolleys while Cork University Hospital is the most overcrowded today with 70.