Fianna Fail calls on Health Minster to resign in wake of Consultant Dermatologist comments

MacSharry - 'It is time for Minister Reilly to resign'
MacSharry - 'It is time for Minister Reilly to resign'

Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Health Marc Mac Sharry has called for the resignation of the Health Minister James Reilly due to his mismanagement of the health services, particularly in the North West.

This week a Consultant Dermatologist, serving Sligo and Donegal, said the prioritising of GP referrals was becoming a lottery - the wait for an appointment is at 3 years in Sligo and  5 years in Letterkenny.

Senator MacSharry says that is unacceptable and Dr Reilly must go:

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