Yesterdays HSE West Regional Health Forum meeting a waste of time – McBrearty

Donegal Councillor Frank McBrearty has branded yesterdays HSE West Regional Health Forum a waste of taxpayers money.

He says the members of the forum were to be briefed on what measures were being taken, but there were no specific details given, and Donegal members left the meeting no wiser about the extent of cuts at Letterkenny General Hospital yesterday.

Cllr Mc Brearty was to have moved a motion calling for the resignation of Health Minister Mary Harney, but the meeting adjourned before the motion could be debated. He says he'll move it again next month.

He says the bottom line is once again, the people of Donegal will have to pay for the incompetence of others: