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Watch: Maternity unit tour to help Donegal mothers prepare for childbirth 7 months ago

Watch: Maternity unit tour to help Donegal mothers prepare for childbirth

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Letterkenny University Hospital has filmed a virtual tour of the Maternity Unit to help expectant mothers prepare for labour. The aim of the tour is to allow expectant mothers and partners/family …
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Serious failures with gynae services in Letterkenny uncovered in damning report 1 year ago

Serious failures with gynae services in Letterkenny uncovered in damning report

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A REVIEW into gynaecological services at Letterkenny University Hospital has delivered a damning verdict.

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Double delight as Joanne completes ‘Hike for Heroes’ 1 year ago

Double delight as Joanne completes ‘Hike for Heroes’

Gortahork woman Joanne Cullen set up Hike for Heroes at the start of May in aid of Letterkenny University Hospital and the Donegal Hospice.

 Joanne is pictured above with Geraldine …
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782 women waiting over a year to attend Letterkenny gynaecology clinics 2 years ago

782 women waiting over a year to attend Letterkenny gynaecology clinics

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It has been revealed that 782 women have been waiting over 12 months for gynaecology appointments at Letterkenny University Hospital.

191 of those women have been waiting 18 months or …
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€10,000 raised for Letterkenny Hospital in memory of St. Johnston mum 2 years ago

€10,000 raised for Letterkenny Hospital in memory of St. Johnston mum

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The family of the late Kathleen Lynch have raised a wonderful €10,000 to benefit the patients of the Letterkenny Oncology Ward.

The money was raised at a charity dance last month, …
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20% of Donegal women wait over a year for Breast Cancer Clinic appointment 4 years ago

20% of Donegal women wait over a year for Breast Cancer Clinic appointment

Of the 732 patients referred to the service by their GP as having displayed symptoms of possible Breast cancer, 143 of those have been waiting for over a year now …
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Relief for Donegal women as second breast surgeon is appointed 4 years ago

Relief for Donegal women as second breast surgeon is appointed

Saolta Health Care Group CEO Mr Maurice Power today confirmed the appointment. Mr Power also indicated that a working group comprising of representatives from LUH, Saolta Group and the Western Health …
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One lump, eight months, no answers 4 years ago

One lump, eight months, no answers

The 25 year old woman from Letterkenny has been waiting more than 200 days to be assessed after finding a lump last year.

The woman, who wishes not to be …
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Apology issued after baby boy’s body left in store room for four weeks 4 years ago

Apology issued after baby boy’s body left in store room for four weeks

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Baby Eoin had been born in October 2016 in the second trimester, but sadly he passed away due to complications relating to a rare chromosomal condition called Turner’s syndrome.

Lisa, …
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Still Waiting group to hold vigil at LUH to remember lost lives 4 years ago

Still Waiting group to hold vigil at LUH to remember lost lives

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The Still Waiting Health Campaign will hold a vigil outside Letterkenny University Hospital this Friday, April 14th, from 5pm. The gathering is one of 18 events taking place outside hospitals nationwide.

Organisers …
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Solution in sight for breast cancer service delays 5 years ago

Solution in sight for breast cancer service delays

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The groups were joined in the meeting on Monday, March 13th, by representatives from the Department of Health and from the National Cancer Control Programme, (NCCP), along with Senator Padraig …
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Still Waiting Vigil planned for Letterkenny Hospital 5 years ago

Still Waiting Vigil planned for Letterkenny Hospital

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Organisers from the Still Waiting Health Campaign say the event will take place on Thursday, February 16th at 7.30pm, and they are urging as many people as possible to attend.

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Oncology services return to Letterkenny – but questions remain 5 years ago

Oncology services return to Letterkenny – but questions remain

It has been confirmed that normal medical oncology services have resumed at Letterkenny University Hospital. 

Donegal cancer patients were having to travel to Galway in the past month due to the suspension …
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