MAYOR DEMANDS HOSPITAL FLOOD REPORT BE PUBLISHED IMMEDIATELY

first_imgA scene from the flooded hospital. Pic by donegaldaily.comThe Mayor of Letterkenny has demanded that a report into flooding at Letterkenny General Hospital be published immediately.Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle said he is disappointed with the response he received from the HSE regarding the long awaited report into the flooding at Letterkenny General Hospital on the 5th August last year.Gardai at the latest flooding at Letterkenny General HospitalCllr Mc Monagle has been raising the issue of the Flood Report within the Regional Health Forum for the last twelve months. But he has been told that because of legal issues, the report will not now be published at present.Cllr Mc Monagle said he was surprised at the answer he received this week from the SAOLTA Group.“I have been pursuing the publishing of the report into the flooding of Letterkenny hospital consistently since I have been on the regional health forum.“Repeatedly been told that its release was imminent. “Now however I am dismayed to have been told that it cannot yet be published due to ‘legal proceedings’.“When I enquired further I was told that the body taking these legal proceedings were the hospitals insurance company but that they would not reveal who the proceedings were against other than to say “Third Parties”.He addd that this is extremely disappointing given the importance of Letterkenny Hospital to the community in Donegal.“Whilst I am happy that all measures are being taken to ensure that such a disaster will not happen again. It is equally important to know what impact if any this may have for services at the hospital.“Therefore I am now calling on the HSE for the report to be published immediately.” MAYOR DEMANDS HOSPITAL FLOOD REPORT BE PUBLISHED IMMEDIATELY was last modified: September 24th, 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)Tags:donegalFLOOD REPORTMayor of Letterkennylast_img read more