Fears over hospitalís future

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Fears over hospitalís future thumbnailCauseway Hospital.

FEARS have been raised over the future of Coleraine's Causeway Hospital amid plans to centralise pathology laboratory services.
Causeway Coast and Glens Councillor William McCandless has revealed how a consultation process has been taking place on the merits of centralising services in Belfast and possibly at another location.
He asked: "Could one of the outcomes be that we would lose the laboratory service we have at the Causeway and would that affect our hospital's future?
“Given the rural nature of our borough, I am concerned that sending blood samples to another location could lead to longer waiting times for patients' results, many of which may be critically time dependent.


Subscribe to read full newspaper »

Send to a friend

Please complete the following form to inform a friend about this page.

In order to process your information we must ask you to enter the letters in the image into the box:

CAPTCHA Image play audio version Reload Image

* Mandatory field - please complete