UHL most overcrowded hospital in the country

Photo © Pat Flynn

527 people are waiting for a bed in hospitals around the country this afternoon.

INMO figures show 410 are in emergency departments, while 117 are in wards.

University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected by overcrowding today, with 90 patients on trolleys.

Frontline staff at TUH in Clonmel are caring for 25 patients today.