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Hundreds of people turned up to protest at the lack of Hospital resources at Letterkenny University Hospital yesterday. The event is the latest organised by the ‘Still Waiting Campaign’ which has been setup to highlight the issues currently affecting irelands hospitals and health services. Recently, Letterkenny had the highest number…

The Taoiseach says the new Ireland 2040 plan aims to modernise an outdated healthcare system that is costing the country a fortune. The redevelopment of Sligo University Hospital was one of a number of health initiatives announced in the plan on Friday. Leo Varadkar said work is to start on…

Trolley figures remain high in Donegal today. There are still 25 people waiting on trolleys at Letterkenny University Hospital where the emergency protocol had to be put in place earlier this week due to ongoing overcrowding. There are 16 people waiting for a bed at Sligo University Hospital today. Galway…

Overcrowding remains a problem in the accident and emergency department at Letterkenny University Hospital this evening. The department is the busiest in the country today with 38 people on trolleys. Elsewhere in the region, In Sligo University Hospital, there are 12 people on trolleys, while that figure stands at 15…

The national coordinator of a campaign to seek a better health service says just about 90 people turned out in the North West for protest vigils calling for improvements in the health service at the weekend. But Cyril Brennan from Donegal is insisting that support is growing for the ‘Still…

The Christmas period is the busiest time for out-of-hours GP services. That’s according to Dr. Martin Coyne, the Clinical Lead GP for the NOWDOC service which is the out-of-hours service for Donegal and Leitrim. He says last year over Christmas they were dealing with 40 to 45 calls per hour.…