VIDEO - Dalriada Hospital staff take fight to Stormont

Staff in the Dalriada Hospital in Ballycastle have pledged to take their fight to save the facility to Stormont.

UNISON representative Kim Hall told the Times that staff have been staging a daily protest outside the hospital since Health Minister Jim Wells announced that budget cuts meant that he would temporarily close the unit at the end of November.

Workers at Dalriada Hospital in Ballycastle protest outside the building after a 1000 strong crowd turned out on Monday evening against the announcment to close the hospital.. Pic Steven McAuley

Workers at Dalriada Hospital in Ballycastle protest outside the building after a 1000 strong crowd turned out on Monday evening against the announcment to close the hospital.. Pic Steven McAuley

She added that they have asked Jim Wells to visit the Dalriada but added that if he won’t come, they will go to Stormont.

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