Deputy Mac Lochlainn calls on Health Minister to open new Letterkenny A&E Ward

Donegal North East Deputy, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn is to seek a Dáil debate today on the ongoing overcrowding at Letterkenny General Hospital's Accident and Emergency ward.

Earlier this week all Outpatient Clinics were cancelled at the Hospital after what was described as unprecedented numbers attending A&E overnight.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn has described the conditions for patients and staff as "completely unacceptable".

And he has called on the Minister to provide the necessary financial resources to ensure that the new Accident and Emergency ward nearby is operational as soon as possible...

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