UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

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Galway Daily news 60 patients on trolleys in Galway's hospitals today

University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today, with more than fifty patients on trolleys.

INMO Trolley/Ward Watch figures show that there are 48 patients on without a bed at the Emergency Department in UHG this morning, and a further 6 in the wards.

University Hospital Galway has been dealing with outbreaks of COVID-19 in the hospital this week, which have put additional pressure on the availability of beds.

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is also experiencing severe pressure on beds today, with patients without a bed.

Nationwide there are 449 people on trolleys in Ireland’s public hospitals this morning.

University Hospital Galway is the worst affected, with 54 patients waiting for a bed, followed by Letterkenny UH (48), and Cork UH (46).