Mc Conalogue calls for reinstatement of rheumatology services in Donegal

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A Donegal Deputy has called on the Health Minister to immediately reinstate rheumatology services in Donegal.

Currently upwards of 200 Donegal patients with arthritis have to travel to Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim for treatment.

Last year the Health Minister James Reilly gave a commitment that the rheumatology services would be reinstated, and Mary Coughlan gave a similar commitment in February 2011 when she was Health Minister.

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue says after several promises a firm date must now be given.......