Letterkenny General Hospital in excess of 7 million euro overbudget

IMPACT has predicted that news of a significant budget overrun on the HSE west area will lead to a reduction in services.

It has emerged that there has been a 50 million euro overspend in HSE West over the first half of this year, 7.7 million euro of that is in Donegal.

IMPACT's Richie Carruthers says with the best will in the world, unless the government redirects funding to the HSE, health services will be cut:

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