Numbers on trolleys in Irish hospitals hits five-month high

The number is the highest since April 9 when there was a year-high 631 on trolleys.

Numbers on trolleys in Irish hospitals hits five-month high

There are 583 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals today - the highest number seen since last April.

The number is the highest since April 9 when there was a year-high 631 on trolleys.

Once again, University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected with 56 people on trolleys, according to the INMO.

The mid-west hospital is followed by University Hospital Galway and Cork University Hospital.

The worst affected hospitals are:

  • University Hospital Limerick – 56
  • University Hospital Galway - 41
  • Cork University Hospital – 40
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital - 38
  • Sligo University Hospital - 38
  • University Hospital Waterford - 36

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