The latest trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 28 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
There are currently 16 on trolleys while a further 12 are in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 14 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 17 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country with 45 people awaiting a proper bed.
Nationally today, September 7, 391 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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