CCC-NW say Harney meeting was “very positive”

It's emerged that ministerial discussions on funding a cross border radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry will take place in a matter of weeks.

Details of the imminent meeting were revealed when a delegation from Cooperating for Cancer Care North West met with Health Minister Mary Harney in Dublin last evening.

It followed assurances from civil servants in Stormont last week that the unit was a top priority.

CCC-NW Spokesperson Noelle Duddy says their discussion with Mary Harney was a very positive one, and real progress is being made.......