Audio Update – Almost 5,000 people waiting more than a year for out patient appointments

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There were almost 5,000 people waiting more than a year for an outpatient appointment at Letterkenny General Hospital in the last year.

The statistics released by the HSE show there has been a 411% increase in waiting list figures over the past year.

In February there were 4,947 people waiting more than a year for scheduled procedures at the hospital.

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue has expressed alarm at the rising waiting list figures......