Campaign in support of Gynaecology ward gains momentum

A campaign against the reported plan to close the Gynaecology ward at Letterkenny General
Hospital is gaining momentum, with over a thousand people liking a Facebook support page established at the weekend.

Last week, speculation grew that the HSE was planning to close the Gynae ward as part of a strategy to staff the new Emergency Department and medical bloc.

In a statement to Highland Radio on Friday, the HSE would only say that options to deploy resources are being explored, and discussions are ongoing.

Donegal North East Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn says any downgrading of the ward would be an attack on the dignity of women in Donegal.............