More than 50 people are on trolleys at UHG today

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Galway Daily news More than 50 people are on trolleys at UHG today

University Hospital Galway is the second most overcrowded in the country today, with more than 50 patients going without a bed.

There are 45 people on trolleys in the emergency department at UHG, and a further 8 who have no bed in the wards.

At Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe there are a further 17 patients on trolleys, 7 in the emergency department and 10 in the wards.

Figures from the INMO show there are a total of 527 people in Ireland’s hospitals without a bed today.

The only hospital worse affected than Galway is UH Limerick, and even then only slightly, with 54 people on trolleys there today.