Sligo – Letterkenny link could be future model for cancer services – O’Neill

Junior Minister John Perry has announced a return of some cancer services to Sligo General Hospital, but campaigners say it falls far short of what's needed.

Minister Perry announced the return of mammography services before the end of the year, and the deployment of more staff.

However, there is no commitment to a full return of cancer services as had been promised by Fine Gael and Labour in opposition.

However, Ballyshannon Cllr Barry O'Neill who attended this afternoon's press conference says the most important thing today is a document suggesting a new link between Sligo and Letterkenny. He says this is one of the medical profession's preferred options, and should be carefully considered.........

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