23 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today

There are 23 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 567 people waiting for beds today.

The most overcrowded hospital is University Hospital Limerick where 80 people are waiting on trolleys, while there are 40 on trolleys in South Tipperary General Hospital.