Neurology Services are at Breaking Point, according to the Neurological Alliance of Ireland.
The group has designated this week ‘Brain Awareness Week’, and is calling on the government to act now to improve services. Among the developments being called for is the appointment of a second neurologist at Letterkenny University Hospital.
The ‘Invest in Neurology’ campaign which is running at the moment says the lack of services in Donegal is just one example of the alarming national staff shortage in neurology care.
Professor Tim Lynch is Clinical Lead for the National Neurology Programme. He says the fact that MS rates in the North West are so high is an indication of the national imbalance………..