Emergency Department extremely busy


    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 […]


Donegal TD calls for short stay ward to reopen


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 […]


‘Alarmed and angry’ as 1000 more on waiting list since January


  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 […]