Future of Gynecology services to top agenda at hospital meeting today

first_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Google+ Pinterest Google+ By News Highland – August 30, 2012 Facebook WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img Donegal Oireachtas members will meet with management at Letterkenny General Hospital today to discuss a number of issues including proposed changes to Gynecology services which could see the current ward close and patients transferred to surgical beds.This is being considered as part of a strategy to free up staff for the new Emergency Department and medical wing which is due to open next month.Budgetary issues will also be discussed, with indications this week that further cuts are to be imposed.Donegal North-East Deputy, Joe McHugh says that the future of the Gynaecology Ward will be on the top the agenda at todays meeting…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/joe.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, Donegal Action for Cancer Care spokesperson Betty Holmes says she’s had confirmation from Hospital Manager Sean Murphy that savings of 1.1 million euro a month are being sought by HSE West Director of Operations John HennessyShe says DACC is due to meet with Mr Hennessy in a fortnight’s time, and this will be high on the agenda……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/betty830.mp3[/podcast] Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleFuneral of 24-year-old Donegal fan Andrew Duffy todayNext articleBelleek Pottery celebrate anniversary by releasing ‘International centerpiece’ today News Highland Twitter Future of Gynecology services to top agenda at hospital meeting today 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Newslast_img read more