Hospital manager says cuts at LGH are inevitable

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report By News Highland – July 29, 2011 LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Twitter Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also The Manager of Letterkenny General Hospital says there is no scope to make savings by reducing elective surgery, because only a very small proportion of the hospital’s admissions are elective ones.Sean Murphy says last evening’s meeting with Dr James Reilly was a constructive one, but the minister remained clear that no more money will be provided in the current year.Speaking to Highland Radio News today, Sean Murphy said that means that service reductions are inevitable, and the challenge is to find a way to cut services in a way that has minimal impact on patient care.The Head of the HSE Cathal Magee said recently that Letterkenny General is doing too much and needs to cut back on its activity.Sean Murphy says that’s easier said than done……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/murph1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Newsx Adverts Previous articleGAA – Captain Murphy is good for Croke ParkNext articleHigh Court refuses application to jail Letterkenny developer News Highland Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Hospital manager says cuts at LGH are inevitable Pinterestlast_img read more