Calls for Medical School at Magee Campus in Derry

Foyle MLA Martina Anderson has said that there needs to be an increase in the number of medical graduates here.

She said that the current Accident and Emergency crisis where services are being closed or seriously curtailed is down to a shortage of Junior Doctors.

At present only Queens University in Belfast and Trinity in Dublin offer medical training in Ireland.

Sinn Fein MLA Martina Anderson has called for the creation of a medical school at the Magee campus in Derry:

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