The latest trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 22 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
There are currently 15 on trolleys while a further 7 are in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 16 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 20 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded in the country with 52 people awaiting a proper bed.
Nationally today, September 11, 422 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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