Renewed calls for Ambulance to be located in Buncrana

There are renewed calls for the HSE to locate an ambulance in Buncrana.

The calls followed a weekend incident in which a young man playing sport suffered a broken leg - it is claimed that it took over 40 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

A rapid response unit was based in Buncrana for a time, but has since been withdrawn.

Councillor Joe Doherty is to raise the issue at this weeks meeting of Buncrana Town Council - he told the Shaun Doherty Show that a public protest may be required to pressure the HSE in to action:

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