517 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals

517 admitted patients are waiting for beds in Irish hospitals this morning.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s latest trolley watch figures show that University Hospital Limerick has the highest number of patients on trolleys with 81, followed by Cork University Hospital on 60.

Mercy University Hospital in Cork has 35 patients waiting on a bed.

439 patients are waiting in emergency departments, while 78 are in wards elsewhere in hospitals, according to the INMO.


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