21 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today

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

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

Nationally, there are 587 people waiting for beds today.

The most overcrowded hospital is University Hospital Limerick where 68 people are waiting on trolleys, while there are 65 on trolleys in Cork University Hospital.