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.