Questions over use of private hospitals during pandemic


first_img Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Twitter Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Pinterest The Vice Chair of the Regional Health Forum West has questioned if capacity in private hospitals was being utilised fully amid the ongoing pandemic.In line with restrictions many procedures at Letterkenny University Hospital have been cancelled or curtailed over the past months which has resulted in lengthy waiting lists.Figures show that since the Covid-19 outbreak, 92 patients from Letterkenny University Hospital were seen and treated at Kingsbridge Private Hospital in Sligo.At the meeting of the Regional Health Forum West, it was confirmed that services at the hospital will resume in the coming week if cases continue to drop.Councillor Gerry McMonagle however says in time sensitive cases, it’s vital the backlog is addressed as a matter of urgency:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/mcmonagleprivate1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Previous articleCountry ‘making progress’ in fight against Covid-19Next articleWarning over scams when booking staycations News Highland By News Highland – February 25, 2021 Google+center_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th DL Debate – 24/05/21 Questions over use of private hospitals during pandemic Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Google+ Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Harps come back to win in Waterford last_img