Woman waiting a year to get tumour removed at LUH

 

A woman has been waiting a year to get a tumour removed at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Lynette's situation has been described as 'urgent' yet a number of planned operations throughout 2020 have been cancelled.

Letterkenny University Hospital, like all hospitals nationwide has cancelled the majority of surgeries for the next couple of weeks due to Covid-19.

Lynette says while she accepts the crisis at hand, it's having a serious knock on effect on other serious health concerns and it's causing distress for patients who require urgent care.

Lynette spoke on Today's Nine Til Noon Show: