DELIGHT AS UROLOGY SERVICES RETURN TO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL

first_imgLetterkenny General HospitalIt has been confirmed that the Urology Service at Letterkenny Hospital is being re-instated this week.Clinics will restart in the coming weeks.Donegal Action for Cancer Care say they are delighted with the news. “This is great news as DACC have worked tirelessly on this since Mr Moran retired early in the new year. While we were awre of this for the last few weeks waiting on the official news was starting to give us some concern.We have kept this issue to the fore & feel strongly that our ongoing work has contributed to this result.” said DACC spokesperson Betty Holmes.An operating list is taking place this Friday (November 13th) and OPD clinics are restarting in the coming weeks.All GP referral letters are and have been triaged by a consultant urologist. “We have been told that this is an interim arrangement whilst The Saolta Group finalise a group wide strategy for urology services – end of 2015.“For us in DACC we did raise our concerns that the group wide strategy for Urology Services does not mean taking them from Letterkenny Hospital to Galway…..this would not be acceptable to us in DACC at all. We will keep a close eye on how these really urgent & important services go” said Betty.The Saolta Group reassure us that they are committed to maintaining a urology service in Letterkenny for the patients of Donegal.DELIGHT AS UROLOGY SERVICES RETURN TO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL was last modified: November 12th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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