Mc Laughlin questions suggestion that two Derry care homes close

MAEVE_MCLAUGHLIN

Concerns have been raised about proposals to close two care homes in Derry.

Consultations will take place over the possible closure of William Street and Rectory Field care homes to new patients.

The Health and Social Care Board agreed yesterday that they should look at alternatives to house older residents, with the consultation will last 12 weeks.

Foyle MLA Maeve Mc Laughlin is Chair of the Stormont Health Committee.

She wants to see the evidence on which the recommendation is based.....