Health Minister to open Medical Academy in Donegal next week

The Minister for Health Simon Harris will be in Donegal on Monday.

The Fine Gael Minister will open the Donegal Medical Academy in Letterkenny which is being led in conjunction with NUI Galway.

Over the past number of weeks, the emergeny protocol has had to be put in place on a number of occasions at University Hospital Letterkenny due to ongoing over crowding issues.

Fianna Fail TD in Donegal Pat the Cope Gallagher says the Minister simply has to address the major health issues that are having an affect on the lives of people in the county.

He says they are still waiting for a second consultant breast surgeon to be allocated to the region: