Coughlan says rheumatology services will return to LGH

first_img Twitter Facebook Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Google+ Pinterest Facebook Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report center_img Pinterest Twitter News Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Coughlan says rheumatology services will return to LGH By News Highland – February 23, 2011 Tanaiste and Health Minister Mary Coughlan says she has been given a guarantee that Rheumatology services will be returned to LGH.A full time consultant has been appointed to Letterkenny, but there are not adequate facilities at Letterkenny General to accomodate clinics, so patients currently have to travel to Manorhamilton.Following a meeting with Cathal Mc Gee, the new CEO of the HSE, Ms Coughlan says she has been given assurances that an outpatient clinic will be re-established at Letterkenny General Hospital by early summer,  when the new Emergency Department and Medical Unit has been commissioned and opened.She says the issue has been raised at meetings with the Arthritis Association……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/maryc1pm.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleDonegal NE Independents hit out at lack of national coverageNext articleFuel campaigners threatening to block ports News Highland Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week last_img read more