Over 800 people waiting 18 months or more for outpatient appointment at LGH

Letterkenny General Hospital

Over 800 people are waiting 18 months or more for an outpatient appointment at Letterkenny General Hospital according to new figures.

Hospital waiting lists have worsened dramatically in the two months since Minister for Health Leo Varadkar's target date for their elimination, the Irish Times is reporting.

More than 11,000 patients across the State have now been waiting over 18 months for an outpatient appointment with a total of 802 patients in Letterkenny General Hospital.

Member of Regional Health Forum West Gerry McMonagle says it's clear that not enough money is being invested: