Health Minister fails to approve funding to reopen Short Stay Ward at LUH

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Health Minister fails to approve funding to reopen Short Stay Ward at LUH The Government has failed to sanction a funding request to re-open the Short Stay Ward at Letterkenny University Hospital.As 39 patients await admission to the hospital this morning, Donegal Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn appealed to the Health Minister in the Seanad today that the €1.8 million funding request to re-open the ward and increase bed capacity by 19 be approved.The Minister confirmed that the proposal was not funded under the Winter Plan 2017/18.Senator Mac Lochlainn in the Seanad called once again for an end to the crisis at the hospital’s Emergency Department:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/padseanad5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ Previous articleOver 200 children in North West awaiting initial from CAMHSNext articleDetectives in the North seize over £200,000 of illegal drugs in Derry and Limavady News Highland center_img Homepage BannerNews Google+ By News Highland – January 17, 2018 Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Harps come back to win in Waterford DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more