Over 150 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals 

Over 150 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals 
131 patients are waiting for a bed in emergency rooms across the country this morning. Picture: PA

152 admitted patients are waiting for beds in Irish hospitals this morning. 

According to the latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation(INMO) 131 of those being waiting for a bed are in the emergency department while 21 others are waiting in a ward elsewhere in the hospital. 

University Hospital Limerick has the highest number of patients waiting for a bed, with 30 patients currently on trolleys.

Cork University Hospital registered 16 patients waiting on a trolley while that figure for Mercy University Hospital was 6. 

15 hospitals across the country registered no patients on trolleys including Beaumont Hospital, Temple Street and Bantry General Hospital. 

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