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See NEWS Section to read letter the Campaign sent to the Irish Cancer Society on December 6th and their disappointing reply received today Feb 2nd.
Well, we finally have our chance to talk face to face with the politicians who will be running the country and overseeing the implementation of the NCCP, under which St Luke’s is earmarked to close in 2014/2015. We need to … Continue reading
Cliff Reid, whose story features in the Campaign’s book Cancer in a cold climate: the shafting of St Luke’s Hospital is standing as an independent candidate in the general election for the Kildare South constituency. Cliff was diagnosed with cancer … Continue reading
See News section for details on this.
Susie Long died in 2007 from bowel cancer after waiting 7 months as a public patient for a diagnostic test. Her husband Conor MacLiam is standing in Kilkenny to highlight public health access issues. Susie’s in-laws are great Luke’s supporters … Continue reading
Click on the link below to find out exactly how and why St Luke’s is threatened with closure. The Save St Luke’s Campaign is not opposed to the NCCP implementation but not at the cost of closing Ireland’s only existing ‘centre … Continue reading
We have now been informed that the same (very expensive) car parking charges that apply to other patients will apply to cancer patients at the new unit (not yet open) at James’s. There are no charges at Luke’s. The powers … Continue reading
See the football action in the GALLERY Section The football tournament was organised by Luke’s supporters in Donegal ie it was independent of the Save St Luke’s Campaign. Funds raised are going to patient comforts. Two Campaign Committee members travelled … Continue reading
‘ST LUKE’S CELEBRATION CUP: CHARITY AND AWARENESS EVENT’ A successful charity soccer tournament was held in Letterkenny last week. The event was organised in order to raise awareness of the government’s plan to close St Luke’s Cancer Hospital in Rathgar, … Continue reading