Patients presenting at emergency departments of hospitals across the region today can expect delays.

There are 44 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway, the third highest in the country.

26 patients are on trolleys awaiting admission at Sligo University Hospital and 17 at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

There are 6 patients waiting on trolleys at Mayo University Hospital.

Nationally there are 477 patients on trolleys waiting for beds with University Hospital Limerick having the highest waiting figures again today with 88 patients waiting on trolleys.


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