Doherty claims oncology services at LUH have reached “full capacity”

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic It’s been claimed this morning that new referrals for patients requiring chemotherapy treatments at Letterkenny University Hospital have been suspended, due to what is being claimed as the hospital’s oncology unity having now reached full capacity.Deputy Pearse Doherty says he’s spoken to a number of relatives of cancer patients in Donegal, who say their loved ones have been referred to Galway University Hospital in order to access chemotherapy services.Deputy Doherty says the families are claiming that hospital officials have informed them that no new referrals are being seen at Letterkenny, and blaming this decision on the fact that the service locally has now reached maximum capacity………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/pearsoncology.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Doherty claims oncology services at LUH have reached “full capacity” Facebook Pinterest Twitter Twitter Facebook Google+ By admin – January 24, 2017 center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleEfforts intensifying to preserve sand dunes at Lagg BeachNext articleSlight fall in patients awaiting admission at LUH admin Google+ WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more