Radiotherapy Unit at Altnagelvin Hospital shelved

first_img Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Facebook Radiotherapy Unit at Altnagelvin Hospital shelved News Pinterest PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Northern Irelands Health Minister, Michael McGimpsey, has postponed plans for a new radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.Highland Radio news learnt just before Mr McGimpsey addressed his Department that this would be the case.He the announcement to the Assembly in a statement on his capital priorities for the next four years.He said he was committed to the future development of the unit at Altnagelvin.However, he said that there was not enough money in the Health Department’s budget to fund it at present.Noelle Duddy, from Co-operating Cancer Care North West, said even though this announcement was disappointing, she still believed the radiotherapy unit would be up and running eventually…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/noel1pm.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile Foyle MLA Pol Callaghan said the annoucement was a very bad day for the Northwest.He said the radiotherapy centre was too important of an issue to simply postponing…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/pol1pm1.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – March 23, 2011 Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week center_img WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Google+ Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Previous articleCity of Derry Airport annouce new summer route to ParisNext articleMcDaid and Mac Lochlainn clash over radiotherapy postponement News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers last_img

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