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25 Patients On Trolleys In The Midlands Today

Nationally, over 500 people are waiting on a bed.

551 patients on trolleys in the country's hospitals today.

25 people are waiting on beds in midlands hospitals - 10 in Portlaoise and 15 in Mullingar.

Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show more than 450 waiting in an emergency department.

Meanwhile 97 are in other wards and 29 of those who are on trolleys are children.

University Hospital Limerick has the highest number of people waiting for a bed at 62, followed closely by Cork University Hospital at 61.

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