39 patients waiting for a bed at Cork hospitals this morning

A total of 39 patients are in the Emergency Departments of Cork hospitals waiting for a bed this morning, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization (INMO) Trolley Watch.

At Cork University Hospital (CUH) there were 31 patients waiting in the Emergency Department (ED) for a bed on Monday morning.

At the Mercy University Hospital (MUH) there were eight patients in the ED waiting for a bed.

Bantry General Hospital (BGH) had no patients waiting for a bed on Monday morning.

Nationally, 434 admitted patients are waiting for beds this morning, according to the figures.

A total of 369 patients were waiting in emergency departments nationally, while 65 were in wards elsewhere in the hospital.

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