Deputy McHugh repeats calls for A&E unit at LGH to be fast tracked

Speaking during the Fine Gael bill on Health Insurance, Donegal North East Deputy Joe Mc Hugh repeated calls for the completion of the new A&E unit and Medical Assessment Unit at Letterkenny General Hospital to be fast tracked.

He also called for a mechanism to be found to fill nine Junior Doctor positions at the hospital.

Both he and Deputy Mc Ginley highighted severe pressure at Letterkenny General in recent times, but Deputy Mc Hugh said the pressure reflects a problem with systems at the hospital, and not with the people who work there...........

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