HSE memo may offer glimmer of hope for Lifford Hospital

There may be a glimmer of hope for the future of Lifford Hospital following the issuing of a memo yesterday by a senior HSE official in Donegal.

John Hayes, Head of Acute Services has issued a memo deferring the consultation on the future of the Hospital pending exploration of potential cross border options and a report on the cost of care.

That report is due to be published in September.

Lifford Cllr Gerry Crawford says while this offers no guarantees and is far from a final solution, it is encouraging...............

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