UHG severely overcrowded today


University Hospital Galway today is serverely overcrowded today, with forty-four people are waiting on trolleys.

Many hospitals around the country are experiencing similar overcrowding, including  St Lukes Hospital, Kilkenny, also with 44 people on trolleys, and University Hospital Limerick where 49 are waiting on trolleys.

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, the number of people on trolleys in hospitals across the state  is 578.