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 485 people waiting for beds today.

The most overcrowded hospital is University Hospital Limerick where 60 people are waiting on trolleys, while there are 44 on trolleys in Cork University Hospital.