A further €7 million for St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny from Hogan

Sean Keane

Reporter:

Sean Keane

Kilkenny received a major boost today when Environment Minister Phil Hogan announced an additional €7 million for upgrading of St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

Kilkenny received a major boost today when Environment Minister Phil Hogan announced an additional €7 million for upgrading of St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

“I am delighted to announce that additional funding is be provide by the HSE for the capital programme at St. Luke’s. The amount of money now being invested in St Luke’s stands €20.9 million, up from €13 million. With this additional funding going towards the fit-out of the Hepatology and Oncology Departments and the provision of an MRI scanner,” he said.

“The fit-out of the Hepatology and Oncology Departments and the provision of an MRI scanner is in addition to the works that is already on-going, which includes the development of A&E, Medical Assessment Unit and Day Services Unit (Suzie Long Development) which is due to open this year,” he added.