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Health Minister presented with letter calling for additional operating hours at Monaghan MIU

Jun 17, 2022 16:06 By News Northern Sound
Health Minister presented with letter calling for additional operating hours at Monaghan MIU Health Minister presented with letter calling for additional operating hours at Monaghan MIU
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Sinn Féin's Sean Conlon issued the letter to Minister Stephen Donnelly this morning in Carrickmacross.

A Monaghan councillor has presented the Health Minister with a letter calling for additional operating hours at the Monaghan Minor Injury Unit.

Sinn Féin's Sean Conlon issued the letter to Minister Stephen Donnelly at the official opening of the Carrickmacross Primary Care Centre this morning.

In the letter, Cllr Conlon says the Monaghan Minor Injury Unit is operating only 40 hours a week, compared to 84 hours at the other 10 facilities.

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Cllr Conlon says he's been raising the issue since October of last year, and he most recently passed a motion calling on the CEO of the RCSI Hospital Group to lend his support in opening the facility for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.

Speaking to Northern Sound at the opening, Cllr Conlon spoke about his encounter with the Health Minister:

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