The emergency department crisis continues to worsen with the latest trolleycount showing 760 patients waiting for hospital beds, the highest on record.
Nurses have called for non-emergency admissions to be stopped and elective medical procedures cancelled.
The new record for patients on trolleys comes after a severe winter flu season which placed the health services under strain.
Hospital overcrowding – share your story
We want to hear from you.
If you are a patient waiting for a hospital bed, a patient’s loved one or a member of hospital staff attempting to deal with the crisis, we want to hear your story.
Join the conversation and have your say – and we’ll publish a selection of entries.