Doherty says delays in Donegal child psychiatrist appointments are unacceptable

first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Previous articleNI High Court should sit in Derry – Mc CannNext articleMc Hugh says money will have to be found for tourism development on islands admin 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews By admin – October 27, 2016 Twitter WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterestcenter_img Twitter Pinterest It’s emerged that some children in Donegal are facing waits of more than 15 months to receive an appointment with a Psychiatrist.In answer to a Dail question, Deputy Pearse Doherty has been told that there are currently 129 minors waiting for an appointment with Donegal Mental Health Services Psychiatrists, eight of whom have been on the list for more than 15 months.Describing the figures as ‘appalling’, Deputy Doherty said he has now tabled questions about staffing levels, in a bid to determine what resources are needed in Donegal………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/pearsethurs.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Facebook Google+ Doherty says delays in Donegal child psychiatrist appointments are unacceptable Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img read more