Cross border radiotherapy unit still on track

The final communique issued following yesterday's North South Ministerial Council meeting in Dublin includes confirmation that the proposal to develop a cross border radiation unit in Derry remains a priority.

The health lobby group Co-operating for Cancer Care NorthWest has welcomed the inclusion of the Altnagelvin Hospital proposal in the communique, saying the project cannot happen soon enough.

2015 has been suggested as a target date for the commissioning of a facility - CCC-NW Chairperson Jim O'Donnell says they're hopeful that target will be met..........