Big drop in numbers on trolleys in local hospitals this week

23 people are on trolleys in local hospitals today.
Sligo University Hospital has the highest in the Northern Sound region with a total of 10, closely followed by Cavan General were there are nine waiting for beds. Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan has four people waiting, while there are no patients on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Today’s figure of 23 is a significant improvement on earlier this week, with 79 people on trolleys locally on Tuesday. 440 people are on trolleys nationwide today