342 people on trolleys across the country

Photo © Pat Flynn

342 people are waiting for a bed at hospitals across the country this afternoon.

According to the INMO – University Hospital Waterford is the most overcrowded with 37 people in need of a bed.

University Hospital Limerick – which provides Emergency Department cover for North Tipp, Limerick and Clare – is next with 31 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards.

South Tipp General in Clonmel has 25 patients without a bed today.