Highest amount of patients waiting at Portiuncula hospital today

Portiuncula hospital is under major pressure today with a total of 25 people recorded as waiting for admission to the hospital.

The hospital is top of the list in the entire country today when it comes to people on trolleys.

The next highest amount of patients having to wait for admission is recorded today in Limerick where there are 24 patients recorded as not having a bed.

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The numbers waiting at Mullingar and Tullamore hospitals are significantly lower today than in recent weeks, with reports of 17 and 9 people waiting for admission to the facilities.