NoWDOC release details of Christmas arrangements

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, […]

Hundreds attend protest against NoWDOC cuts

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.

Uncertainty over NOWDoc Red Eye 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 […]

Further Cutbacks to NowDoc Service Putting Lives in Danger – Doherty

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.