37 people on trolleys in local hospitals today

There are currently 37 patients waiting on a bed in hospitals in the Northern Sound region.

31 in emergency departments, and 6 in wards elsewhere in the hospital. 27 patients are waiting on trolleys in Sligo University Hospital, while there are 4 in Cavan. 3 patients are waiting on a bed in both in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

Nationally there are 500 people waiting for beds this morning, according to today’s INMO Trolley Watch.