20 people waiting on trolleys in Northern Sound region today

There are 20 people waiting on trolleys in the Northern Sound region, according to today’s INMO trolley watch, an increase of one since yesterday.

There are eight patients waiting in Cavan General Hospital, while 12 are waiting in Sligo University Hospital.

Meanwhile, there are no patients on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, or Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

Nationwide, 162 people are on trolleys, with St Vincent’s University Hospital the worst affected, with 18 people on trolleys.