558 Patients On Trolleys At Hospitals

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27 of those are in the midlands.

558 patients are being treated on trolleys at hospitals across the country. 

480 are waiting in emergency departments, while 78 are in wards, according to the INMO.

27 patients are waiting for a bed in the midlands, 23 of which are in Mullingar Regional Hospital, and 4 at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.

University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected facility, with 60 people awaiting beds.

That's followed by 57 at both University Hospital Galway, and Sligo University Hospital.

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