ANGER AS LETTERKENNY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT STRUGGLES TO COPE AGAIN

first_imgAnger has been expressed again after the Emergency Department at Letterkenny General Hospital issued a statement asking the public to avoid attending the emergency department this evening. Under-staffing is among the reasons being blamed by hospital insiders.The hospital statement read: “The Emergency Department at Letterkenny General Hospital is extremely busy today with above average numbers of very ill patients requiring admission to the hospital. “The public are asked to avoid attending the Emergency Department today if at all possible for emergencies, and to contact their GP or GP Out of Hours services in the first instance is possible.“The hospital is taking all steps to deal with the situation”One insider said however: “We simply can’t cope, everybody is trying their very best to treat all patients, and attend to their needs, but due to a lack of resources we can’t cope.“We’re completely understaffed, but when it gets so busy, we try our best, but with a complete lack of resources available, it has become practically impossible to do so. “People are angry, and they’re entitled to be so, but we simply can’t cope.” ANGER AS LETTERKENNY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT STRUGGLES TO COPE AGAIN was last modified: May 29th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:closedemergency departmenthealthHome-page Newshospitallast_img read more

DDTV: UNIQUE VIEW FROM ABOVE THE START OF THE NORTHWEST 10K

first_imgTo see a unique birds-eye view of the start of last Sunday’s North West 10K, simply click on the video.Many thanks to Game of drones for the unique footage. DDTV: UNIQUE VIEW FROM ABOVE THE START OF THE NORTHWEST 10K was last modified: May 6th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more