University Hospital Galway is under immense pressure today with an extremely high number of people waiting on trolleys.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s officail figures state that there are 55 waiting on trolleys at UHG, the highest in the state.
Cork University Hospital is also badly affected today, with 54 on trolleys.
The figure nationally is 644, with many hospitals struggling to cope under enormous pressure.
University Hospital Limerick, Letterkenny University Hospital and Nass General Hospital also have an alarming amount of people waiting on trolleys today.