Mc Conalogue calls for reinstatement of rheumatology services at LGH

Rheumatology sign.

A Donegal TD is calling on the Health Minister and the Saolta Hospital Group to immediately set a date for the reinstatement of rheumatology services at Letterkenny General Hospital.

Deputy Charlie McConalogue says for four years, the HSE and the Saolta Hospital Group have been giving assurances for the past four years that the service, which is vital for people suffering with arthritis, would be reinstated at Letterkenny General Hospital.

However, he says, while he understands that staffing and location issues have been addressed, Donegal patients are still forced to travel to Manorhamilton for treatment............