Letterkenny University Hospital received lowest budget allocation last year – MacLochlainn

 

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A Donegal Senator has claimed that Letterkenny University Hospital received the lowest budget allocation of the top ten hospitals in the State last year.

Figures obtained by Sinn Fein have also revealed that Letterkenny University Hospital is now the sixth largest hospital in the State with 23,262 inpatients last year.

The national average funding allocation per inpatient last year was €6,890 however LUH was at €4,788 per inpatient.

Senator Padraig MacLochlainn says in terms of this year the situation is getting worse instead of better: