Trolley crisis continues

University Hospital Limerick. Photo:© P Flynn

There are 512 patients on hospital trolleys across the country today.

The INMO says 357 of them are waiting in emergency departments.

University Hospital Limerick, which serves North Tipp, is the most overcrowded with 47 people waiting for a bed.

That’s followed by Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Tullamore on 44.

While in South Tipp General in Clonmel, there are 21 patients in need of a bed.