289 patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the country

There are 289 people waiting on trolleys in the country's hospitals today.

It is worst at University Hospital Limerick where 44 people are without a bed.

Next is University Hospital Waterford - there are 38 patients there.

While Tallaght Hospital has a total of 36 people on trolleys.

- Digital Desk

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