“It’s an absolute scandal” – neglect of LUH raised in Dail

first_img By News Highland – October 15, 2020 Facebook Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp It’s been claimed that Donegal is uniquely exposed to the pandemic due to what’s been described as years of neglect in its health service. Speaking in the Dail last night, Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlainn says chronic underinvestment in Letterkenny University Hospital has left the facility more vulnerable in dealing with Covid-19.Letterkenny, while the sixth largest hospital in the country features near the bottom of budget allocations over the years when compared with other acute hospitals.Deputy Mac Padraig MacLochlainn says waiting lists at the hospital are now out of control.He described the situation as an absolute scandal:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/padraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Homepage BannerNews Google+ Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleFinancial support package for NI businesses being discussedNext articleCCCC turn down Fermanagh and Longford requests News Highland Pinterest “It’s an absolute scandal” – neglect of LUH raised in Dail Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA last_img read more