28 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today

There are 28 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 492 people waiting for beds today.

The most overcrowded hospital is University Hospital Limerick where 56 people are waiting on trolleys, while there are 46 on trolleys in Cork University Hospital.