DUP and Sinn Fein to blame for radiotherapy postponement – McGimpsey

first_img WhatsApp DUP and Sinn Fein to blame for radiotherapy postponement – McGimpsey Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ Pinterest Facebook Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Twitter Newscenter_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Comments made by Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness were tantamount to incitement to hatred, UUP health minister Michael McGimpsey has said.Speaking to the BBC, Mr McGimpsey said Mr McGuinness was wrong to say his decision to postpone plans to build a radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin Hospital was “sectarian”.Michael McGimpsey said the DUP and Sinn Fein were responsible for health budget cuts.He claimed that the DUP finance minister, Sammy Wilson, had failed to respond to a business case for Altnagelvin Hospital which he had given him last October.Mr Wilson also refused to commit to visiting Derry City Council to discuss the planned cancer unit.Last month, Mr McGimpsey made the decision to postpone construction, saying his budget for capital spending was £500m short. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Previous articlePSO subsidy for the Derry to Dublin air-link will not be returnedNext articleMan cleared of sexually assaulting 6 year old in Derry News Highland By News Highland – April 7, 2011 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more