According to this morning's figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) there are 309 hospital patients across the country waiting for a bed, with 31 of those in Sligo University Hospital, the second highest in the country.
The figures for Sligo show 19 patients waiting for a bed in the Emergency Department and 12 patients waiting elsewhere in a ward.
Only Letterkenny University Hospital has a higher number than Sligo with 45.
The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar has 9 patients waiting for abed while Cavan General Hospital is thankfully reporting no one waiting on a bed today.
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