21 patients on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry

There are 21 people are waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry’s Emergency Department today.

That’s according to data from the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation.

Yesterday there were 19 people waiting on trolleys at Tralee-based hospital.

Nationally today, there are 220 patients waiting for beds.

University Hospital Limerick is the worst hit with 41 people are waiting on trolleys.