460 patients waiting on trolleys across the country

460 patients waiting on trolleys across the country

460 people are waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the country this afternoon.

According to the INMO, University Hospital Limerick and University Hospital Galway both have 49 people waiting for beds.

South Tipperary General Hospital is next with 34 people in overflow areas.

- Digital Desk

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