8 May 2023
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Government accused of ignoring the West with delays in appointing design team for UHG cancer centre
Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Government is being accused of ignoring the West as delays remain in appointing a design team for a dedicated cancer centre at UHG.
The purpose Model 4 hospital for cancer treatment was promised under the National Development Plan for 2021 to 2030, but is currently stalled.
The west and north-west of Ireland have the highest incidence and mortality rates of cancer in the country.
Professor Michael Kerin, Director of the Saolta-University of Galway Cancer Network, says the delays are costing lives: