More than 500 people waiting for hospital beds today

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation - Cork University Hospital is the most overcrowded with 45 people in need of a bed.

University Hospital Limerick is next with 38 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards - followed by South Tipperary General Hospital on 37.


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