Three hospitals “to be replaced” by new Letterkenny unit

community hospitals

The HSE is expected to release a statement clarifying the future of St Joseph's Hospital in Stranorlar, Lifford Hospital and the Ramelton Community Nursing Unit.

A new €22 million Community Nursing Unit is to be built in Letterkenny under a Public Private Partnership.

Minister Joe Mc Hugh said last evening that the facilities would not close, but serve their communities in a different way.

A close examination of the announcement made by Minister Kathleen Lynch shows that all three hospitals are referred to as being replaced by the Letterkenny Unit by 2021.

Cllr Patrick Mc Gowan says the message is crystal clear......