Hospital Manager casts doubt on claims of new Emergency Dept’s summer opening

Doubt has been cast today on a statement by the Junior Health Minister Kathleen Lynch that the new Emergency Department at Letterkenny General will be ready for use by June or July.

However, speaking on 'The Shaun Doherty Show' today the hospital manager said they were working towards those dates, but there could be no guarantees.

Sean Murphy went as far as to say that it is not set in stone that the new block will even be opened and in use this year:

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