Over 350 procedures cancelled at LUH over the past two years

general-surgery

Letterkenny University Hospital had the second highest number of hospital cancellations for elective surgical procedures across the entire Saolta Group over the past two years.

Resoponding to a Dail question from Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty, Health Minister Leo Varadkar confirmed that a total of 351 scheduled procedures or non-urgent surgeries were cancelled by Letterkenny hospital in 2014 and 2015.

Of the six hospitals in the group, only Galway University Hospital cancelled a greater number of surgeries.