Saturday 21 October 2017

Future of Cottage Hospital never far from the news

THE FUTURE of the Cottage Hospital in Drogheda continued to make the news throughout the year.

January saw a controversial protest though the streets of the town, organised by the Save Drogheda Cottage Hospital group after the future of 33 longterm beds and 19 respite beds between the Cottage Hospital in Drogheda and St Joseph's in Ardee was thrown into doubt by the Minister for Health.

An Options Appraisal document was released at the end of September for Drogheda, with thousands of submissions already forwarded.