Blaney refutes McHughs claims that patients are being treated in ambulances at LGH

Donegal North East Deputy Niall Blaney has refuted claimes by fellow Deputy Joe McHugh, that patients are being treated by staff in ambulances in Letterkenny General Hospital because of overcrowding.

Earlier today Deputy McHugh said there was a crisis waiting to happen at Letterkenny General Hospitals Emergency Unit if the A&E Unit didn't open soon.

He said because there wasn't enough space, some patients were being treated in ambulances.

But Deputy Niall Blaney, said that it was completley untrue that some patients were being treated in ambulances:

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