Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore
Today's trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 37 people are awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
There are currently 28 patients on trolleys with a further 9 waiting in already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, just six patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 31 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
University Hospital Limerick is the most overcrowded hospital in the country today with 52 people awaiting a proper bed at their A&E department.
Nationally today, January 4, 592 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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