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Hospital management at Letterkenny University Hospital are apologising for the long delays to patients and their families in the Emergency Department today. They say they have been extremely busy over the last number of days and the hospital has admitted a significant number of ill patients -many of which are…

A second GP has been appointed for the Ballymote area. The general medical services doctor will fill the post after it was left vacant due to the retirement of another doctor. GMS GP’s are those who see patients under the medical card and GP visit card scheme. The appointment was…

The town of Carrigallen in County Leitrim will be able to avail of the services of a new GP. Concerns were raised locally with no GP services in place for a period of time. However it’s been confirmed that a locum practitioner has been appointed until early May when a…

A Donegal GP has admitted that doctors are practicising ‘bad medicine’ by prescribing anti-biotics too often. Letterkenny-GP and former FF Minister Jim McDaid said earlier this week that schools should just close to avoid the spread of the flu. But he admits that GPs like himself are not helping by…