In a statement issued this afternoon, hospital management said there is ongoing pressure on bed availability in the hospital.
The NoWDOC GP Out of Hours Service has published its arrangements for Christmas 2020 by the HSE. NoWDOC provides urgent out-of-hours GP care for patients of participating practices in Donegal and south Leitrim. The service operates when surgeries close in the evening and over the course of weekends and public holidays. The NoWDOC Service Manager, […]
Some 6997 calls were received by the service in the month of December, reflecting an increase of 24% on the same period in 2015.
HUNDREDS of protesters marched behind a coffin in Letterkenny on Friday afternoon to protest against proposed changes to the operating hours of the NoWDOC service from West to North Donegal. The current service operates from three centres across north and west Donegal in Letterkenny, Carndonagh and Derrybeg.
The HSE has moved to allay people’s fear with regard to possible changes to the NowDoc service in Donegal being discussed at present.
OVER 50 family doctors from the North West met in Donegal Town last night to discuss the threatened collapse of the NOWDOC service.
CONCERN was growing yesterday over the future shape of the Out-of-Hours GP Service ‘NOWDoc’. Sinn Féin Donegal South West TD, Deputy Pearse Doherty, said it was ‘concerning’ that ‘Caredoc’, who together with the HSE provide the NOWDoc Service, has indicated that it plans to withdraw from the service’s current arrangement which has been in operation […]
A change in the Standard Operating Procedure for NowDoc Services which states that the out of hours doctor will no longer respond to life threatening calls other than where requested to do so by the Ambulance Service will put lives in danger according to Sinn Féin TD for Donegal South West Pearse Doherty.