New group plans public protest at hospital cuts

A new group has been created to campaign against cuts at Letterkenny General Hospital with plans already being made for a public protest in Letterkenny in August.

The group comprises the three main health unions as well as DACC, Co-operating for care north west, voice of the older people Donegal and the Irish Kidney Association.

The group is opposed to  the cuts at Letterkenny General hospital to address an 8 million euro overspend - there are fears over further cuts to services and job losses.

Rithcie Curuthers of the IMPACT union wants the public to support a rally to be held on August 7th: