Rally to take place in Letterkenny in support of NoWDOC service

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A rally is to take place in Letterkenny next week calling for the A rally is to take place in Letterkenny next week calling for the retention of a full out of hours GP service in Donegal.

The rally was organised following a meeting in Dore last night attended by over 200 people to discuss a proposal to stop the overnight red eye shifts in Derrybeg and Carndonagh, and centralise the service in Letterkenny.

The march and rally will begin at 2pm in the Market Square on tomorrow week, Friday August 7th, and head for the NoWDOC headquarters at Oldtown.

Cllr Michael Colm Mac Giolla Easbuig says people should be challenging GPs about the proposed curtailment of the service...................

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Donegal TD Padraig Mac Lochlainn is arguing, however that the service is facing cuts because the government and the HSE are not providing the necessary resourcesd to run the service.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn says the real issue here is Health Minister Leo Varadkar isn't equipping GPs to maintain the NoWDOC service at current levels...............

Cllr Michael Colm Mac Giolla Easbuig says the decision on whether this goes ahead rests with GPs, and that is where the focus of attention should be.......

Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn defends GPs Details here