17 patients on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today

There are 426 patients waiting for beds nationwide

Kim O'Leary

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17 patients on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today

There are 17 patients currently receiving treatment on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today, which is a slight reduction from 16 on Friday last.

According to today's INMO Trolley Watch, there are 13 patients in the emergency department and 4 patients on wards elsewhere in the Kildare facility.

Meanwhile, 426 admitted patients are waiting for beds at hospitals across the country with 298 patients waiting in the emergency departments, while 128 are in wards elsewhere in the hospitals.

The worst-hit hospitals today are:

 University Hospital Limerick –66

Letterkenny University Hospital – 40

South Tipperary General Hospital - 35