No decision on community hospitals – HSE

Meanwhile, the HSE says that no decisions have been taken on the future of Community Hospitals in Donegal, with fears that the Ropck and Shiel Hospitals in Ballyshannon are at risk of closure.

The issue was raised by Donegal representitives at a meeting of the HSE's regional health forum in Galway this week.

One of them, Cllr Frank Mc Brearty says he was told that the situation was still under review. It's an answer he says is totally unacceptable, particularly in light of the rally which took place in Lifford at the weekend.....