Number of people on hospital trolleys rises to 547

Number of people on hospital trolleys rises to 547

There are 547 people on trolleys in hospitals around the country today.

The figure is a significant increase on yesterday's total of 473.

University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded, with 59 patients waiting on a bed.

Cork University Hospital is the next most overcrowded with 53 people on trolleys.

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