Daily trolley watch figures show 529 people waiting for a bed; CUH the most overcrowded

Daily trolley watch figures show 529 people waiting for a bed; CUH the most overcrowded

There are 529 people on trolleys in hospitals around the country today with Cork University Hospital the most overcrowded.

The figures show a decrease on yesterday which saw 554 people waiting for a bed.

Cork University Hospital is the most overcrowded, with 45 people on trolleys.

Check out a searchable interactive map listing daily ED trolley and ward watch figures for the Republic of Ireland here.

Trolley Watch, which commenced in late 2004, relates to trolleys in Emergency Departments. Ward Watch, launched in April 2013, is a count of the number of additional patients on beds, trolleys or chairs, on inpatient wards/units above the stated complement of that ward/unit and provides a picture of whole hospital overcrowding.

- Digital desk

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