Donegal Deputy expresses concern at rise in waiting lists at Letterkenny Hospital

Letterkenny GeneralA Donegal Deputy has expressed his concern at the rise in waiting lists at Letterkenny General Hospital.

In the month of April alone, the waiting list grew by 233 to 16,221.

Deputy Padraig MacLochalain says he is extremely concerned at the increasing waiting times at the hospital – a hospital which he says is in need of significant additional funding.

And he said the continued rise in waiting list figures is an example of the Government trying to push people towards private healthcare: