Dooradoyle most overcrowded ED today

Stock photo of the Emergency Department at University Hospital Limerick. Photo © University Hospitals Group

University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country today.

The Dooradoyle facility – which provides Emergency Department cover for North Tipperary – has 50 patients without a bed according to the INMO.

The nursing union reports over 300 people are being cared for on trolleys or chairs at hospitals around the country.

South Tipp General in Clonmel has 13 patients waiting for a bed..