first_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey News WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Junior Health Minister Kathleen Lynch has accused Donegal South West Deputy Pearse Doherty of acting in a reprehensible manner by striking fear into the hearts of vulnerable people.She was speaking during a Dail debate on bed closures in Community Hospitals in Donegal.The issue was raised by Deputy Doherty, who said the the HSE recruitment moratorium remains the key problem, and if that is not lifted, bed closures and inadequate staff levels will render the situation worse.He said elderly people and their families are worried…… Pinterest By News Highland – July 9, 2013 Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/pearsbeds.mp3[/podcast]Responding, Minister Lynch said five of the ten beds closed at Dungloe District Hospital would reopen within the next week, and the four closed beds at Carndonagh Community Hospital would be reopend this month on a phased basis.She rejected a claim from Deputy Doherty that the system is broken, and said the government is planning to meet the needs and desires of older people……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/lynchreprehensible.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Previous articleMan already in jail for sex offences appears in court on 15 more chargesNext articleRUC knew about IRA bomb that killed three people in Derry in 1988 News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google+ Minister accuses Donegal Deputy of “reprehensible” scaremongering in hospital debate LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton last_img read more