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Surgeries Cancelled In Children's Hospitals

HSE figures record 354 people across the country without a bed.

There's 23 children waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals this afternoon, 16 of whom have been there more than 9 hours.

HSE figures record 354 people across the country without a bed.

The INMO put the figure much higher - saying there were 660 people on trolleys this morning including 19 people at the three Midlands Regional Hospitals 

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin criticised the government this afternoon for surgeries being cancelled in children's hospitals this week because of a surge in people with respiratory illness:

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