Donegal Deputy slams government on mental health spend

first_img A Donegal Deputy has accused the Government of not taking mental health seriously by failing again to commit enough resources to improve services.The Minister for Health Simon Harris initially said at budget time that €35m would be invested in mental health services next year but it was later stated that just €15m of the allocation would be spent in 2017.Fianna Fail Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher has accused the Government of going back on its promise – he says his party will be doing all it can to ensure the 35 million euro allocated is spent:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Google+ Homepage BannerNews Facebook Pinterest By News Highland – November 1, 2016 Twitter Google+center_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleAwards for Donegal HurlersNext articleRead commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan’s letter to gardai ahead of Friday’s strike News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter WhatsApp Donegal Deputy slams government on mental health spend Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more