UHL most overcrowded hospital in country

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Nearly 90 patients are without a bed today at hospitals serving Tipperary.

According to the INMO, University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country this afternoon.

The Dooradoyle hospital – which serves North Tipp – has 61 patients without a bed.

South Tipp General in Clonmel has 24 people on trolleys around the Emergency Department or in overflow areas of wards while at Nenagh General there are 2 patients without a bed.

In total, there are 434 people in a similar situation across the country today.