New urologist beginning work at Roscommon hospital

The Roscommon Hospital Action committee has confirmed that a urologist has been appointed to the hospital and will begin seeing patients in the coming days.

Eamon Rogers, who is based in Galway, will be in charge of a theatre in Roscommon hospital to see day cases presenting with urology issues.

Councillor Valerie Byrne has welcomed the announcement, and claims that in order for the service to be operational, a Central Sterile Services Department needs to be established as part of the Medical Rehabilitation Unit project is essential.