first_img By admin – August 12, 2016 Facebook Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterest Twitter Previous articleLettekenny people invited to watch Olympic Final at the home of Sinead JenningsNext articleNew housing waiting list proposals may reduce refusals – Slowey admin WhatsApp Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Donegal Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn says its vital that measures being introduced to tackle hospital waiting lists do not support and promote privatisation at the expense of investment in the public health service.Latest figures received by Senator Mac Lochlainn show over 15,000 Donegal people on hospital waiting lists, almost 4,500 of whom have been waiting for more than 9 months.He says use of the National treatment Purchase Fund will be necessary to tackle the immediate crisis, but is calling for a clear plan from Government for investment in the public health system………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/pod.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img Homepage BannerNews Mac Lochlainn says NTPF cannot be a substitute for investment in health WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterestlast_img read more