Donegal Senator says Health Ministers partial climb down on cuts don’t go far enough

A Donegal Senator has said that it is disgraceful that the Government is standing by cuts to home care packages and home help hours for patients with severe disabilities.

Yesterday, the HSE chief Tony O'Brien issued a letter confirming the reversal of cuts to personal care assistants.

But Senator Ó Domhnaill says the partial climb-down announced yesterday fall far short of the mark.

And he said thousands of high-dependency patients will still be unable to get the treatment they need at home....