Dublin best option for all-island paediatric cardiac surgical service – McHugh

McHughDonegal North East Deputy, Joe McHugh, has welcomed the confirmation of a single all-island paediatric cardiac surgical service which will be provided from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Dublin.

The move follows a report that said that, while safe, the service at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children was no longer sustainable.

It caused some controversy in the North, where there have been calls to retain some level of surgery in Belfast.

But Deputy Joe McHugh says Dublin was the best option...

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