Health Minister James Reilly opens new Letterkenny Emergency Department

lgh new blocThe Health Minister, James Reilly has officially opened the new Emergency Department and Medical Block at Letterkenny General Hospital today.

The new bloc cost €24 million to construct, with significant delays experienced after the initial contractor went into liquidation.

James ReillyMinister Reilly said the new Emergency Department was a huge improvement on the old one.....

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Meanwhile, Donegal Action for Cancer Care have expressed their disappointment that the Health Minister refused to meet with the group while in Donegal today.

The group handed Minister Reilly a letter today in which they highlighted their concerns around healthcare in Donegal.

bettyhAnd although stopping short of calling for the Ministers resignation, spokesperson Betty Holmes said it's unacceptable that he will not answer their questions.....

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But the Health Minister has said that he will read the groups letter when he gets a chance.

And Minister Reilly said he will meet with the group in the near future.....

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