The Emergency Department at Letterkenny University Hospital remains extremely busy today with significant numbers of patients awaiting admission to the hospital. We apologise to patients and their families for these delays. The Full Capacity Protocol has been implemented and all efforts continue to be made to identify patients who are appropriate for discharge. Management […]
The Department of Surgery has requested extra operating lists as they feel that two operating lists a week is the norm for a general surgery.
These latest figures come amid reports of low morale and ongoing industrial relations problems within the Health Service Executive.
It follows confirmation that the HSE has been paying in the region of €8 m per year for agency doctors to work at Letterkenny University Hospital.
A DONEGAL TD has called on the HSE to reopen the short stay ward at Letterkenny University Hospital after months of closure. Charlie McConalogue, Fianna Fail TD has urged the Minister for Health to urgently approve a funding request from LUH to reopen the ward. The ward, which closed during the summer, would increase the […]
The DNA figures vary week by week and can range from 75 to 129. In the month of June we had 424 patients who DNA. Last week it was 110.
Donegal Sinn Féin Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has today (Wednesday) expressed his anger and deep concern at the dramatic increase in the number of patients awaiting outpatient procedures to be carried out at Letterkenny University Hospital. His comments come following the publication of the latest patient waiting data from the National Treatment Purchase Fund […]
Those on the orthopaedic waiting list are among the 16,563 patients awaiting treatment at the hospital according to new figures published by the NTPF
FOUR years after catastrophic floods caused more than €25 million damage, work remains ongoing to reinstate Letterkenny University Hospital.
Due to a shortage of emergency vehicles the HSE had to use a taxi to take the patient to Dublin for heart surgery.