Concern at level of non attendance of outpatient appointments at LUH

 

Serious concern has been raised over figures which show that last week alone, over 100 people in Donegal did not attend their outpatient appointment in Letterkenny.

It's understood that the figures vary from week to week and can range from between 79 to 179.

The issue has been branded as a huge waste of financial resources and consequently causing unnecessary delays within the system.

Donegal Action for Cancer Care Spokesperson Betty Holmes says the root of the problem lies with a lack of communication within the hospital: