According to the latest INMO trolley watch figures, 76 patients are currently awaiting beds across the North-West today.
45 patients are waiting beds at Letterkenny University Hospital – that’s a rise of 14 compared to yesterday.
24 patients are now awaiting a bed in the Emergency Department of the hospital – that is up a staggering 13 on yesterday, as LUH continues to experience a record high level of ED admissions.
There are also 21 patients waiting on a bed in wards elsewhere in the hospital, up 1 on yesterday.
Elsewhere in the North-West, at Sligo University Hospital 31 patients are awaiting a bed, down slightly on yesterday’s figure of 34.
19 patients are awaiting a bed in the Sligo Emergency Department, with 12 patients waiting in other areas of the hospital.