High numbers continue to wait on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry

Sixteen patients are waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry today, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

There have been high numbers this week; there were 14 patients on trolleys there yesterday, nine on Wednesday, and ten on Tuesday.

Nationally there’s a total of 392 people on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards in hospitals across the country today.

University Hospital Limerick has the highest number on trolleys today at 34.