Altnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit will get funding from Stormont

first_img Altnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit will get funding from Stormont Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Northern Irelands Finance Minister Sammy Wilson has confirmed that money will be available for the proposed Radiotherapy Unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.Delivering his draft budget to MLAs at Stormont today Mr Wilson said even in the most difficult financial situation, health service funding will be ring-fenced.Recently there were growing concerns that the plan for the new radiotherapy unit for cancer patients in the area might be affected by budget cuts.Foyle MLA, Pol Callaghan, welcomed todays news, and he says he would be pushing for the project to go ahead as soon as possible……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/pol.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, spokesperson for Co-operating for Cancer Care North-West, Noelle Duddy, says she would be hopeful the radiotherapy unit would be up and running by Autumn 2015……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/no.mp3[/podcast] LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Twitter Twitter Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Newscenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleCouncil expected to greatly reduce the number of roads treated with saltNext articleThree men who were arrested in Letterkenny jailed for IRA membership News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Facebook By News Highland – December 15, 2010 Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey last_img

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