Calls for patients who miss appointments at LUH to be fined

There are calls for patients who miss an appointment at Letterkenny University Hospital to be fined.

It follows concern raised over a high level of people missing outpatient appointments with claims that it's adding further to the current backlog.

Cllr Michael McClafferty says those who don't present a valid excuse for missing the appointment should be made pay a fine.

He believes that it could counteract the problem significantly: