HSE Forum backs call for independent probe into hospital flooding, but has no power…

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp HSE Forum backs call for independent probe into hospital flooding, but has no power to order it Facebook By News Highland – September 24, 2014 Pinterest Homepage BannerNews HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twittercenter_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleDoctor sacked from LGH for being unable to take pulse struck off medical registerNext articleMayor of Boston says trips to US by local politicians are beneficial News Highland Facebook Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released A Donegal member of the HSE West Regional Forum says it’s frustrating that the members of the body don’t have the power to hold the HSE to account.Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle was speaking after the forum backed a motion he moved yesterday calling for an independent probe into the cause of flooding at Letterkenny General Hospital, including a comprehensive look at the planning history of the new hospital wing.The Hospital Rebuild Group will, this week, consider an interim report following on from its owen investigation, but Cllr Mc Monagle argues the people of Donegal want the issue looked at by experts fromoutside the HSE and the hospital group.The forum is now asking Minister Leo Varadkar to initiate an independent inquiry, with Cllr Mc Monagle acknowledging that he would prefer to see the forum given sufficient powers to do so itself………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/gmacforum.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more