Deputy Pringle says Government should clear Letterkenny Hospitals debts

Donegal South West Deputy Thomas Pringle says it's wrong that the government is to clear the debts of Tallaght Hospital after sacking its entire board, but refuse to clear the deficit at Letterkenny General Hospital, one of the most efficient in the country.

Deputy Pringle says the problems in Tallaght are linked to governance issues, the problems in Letterkenny are linked to the fact that staff numbers are down 113 since 2009 because of a recruitment embargo.

He says Letterkenny General is being punished for being efficient, and that's wrong........

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