Update: HSE confirms that Dungloe antenatal clinic is to close temporarily

Dungloe HospitalThe HSE says a staff shortage caused by sick leave is to blame for the closure of the ante-natal clinic and gynaecological services at Dungloe Community Hospital

They have been relocated to Letterkenny General Hospital.

The Saolta University Health Care Group says it appreciates that this is a significant inconvenience to expectant mothers and other women who have been using the Dungloe out-reach service.

Local Cllr Micheal Cholm Mac Giolla Easbaig was contacted by a local woman who made him aware of the situation: