New stats reveal ‘worrying situation’ at Donegal’s Community Hospitals

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter Facebook It’s emerged that 1 in 4 beds and 1 in 4 nurses have gone in Donegal’s Community Hospitals over the last 15 years.The HSE has confirmed that beds in Buncrana, Carndonagh, Ramelton, Lifford, St Joseph’s Stranorlar, Falcarragh and Dungloe Community Hospitals reduced from a high point of 350 beds down to 261 beds today.The data also indicates that the number of nurses working in those hospitals has also reduced significantly within that time frame.Donegal Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn says that despite Government intentions to fund these hospitals going forward, it won’t result in additional beds.He says it’s a worrying situation:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Previous articleLYIT awarded €2.8million under new education fundNext articleMcKinley named in Ireland team for Spanish double header News Highland Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – February 8, 2019 AudioHomepage BannerNews New stats reveal ‘worrying situation’ at Donegal’s Community Hospitals Pinterest WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more