Medical experts warns that the lack of a cancer treatment hospital for the local region is costing lives

The delay in appointing a project design team to construct a purpose Model 4 hospital for cancer treatment in the north west and West of the country is costing lives.


That’s the view of Professor Michael Kerin of the Saolta Hospital Group, who says such a centre was promised under The National Development Plan for 2021 to 2030 but is currently stalled.


The West and North-West of Ireland have the highest incidence and mortality rates of cancer in the Country.


Professor Kerin says once again central Government is ignoring the West and it’s costing lives: