Hospital overcrowding continues

Photo © Pat Flynn

University Hospital Limerick continues to be the most overcrowded hospital in the country today.

There are 48 people on trolleys in the hospital which serves North Tipp – up from 40 yesterday.

35 of those are in the Emergency Department with 13 in overflow areas of wards.

Meanwhile South Tipp General in Clonmel has 14 patients waiting for a bed – up from 9 yesterday.

According to the INMO there are 466 people on trolleys in hospitals across the country today.