Anxiety surrounding the planned extension for Fermoy Community Hospital is increasing as it is understood Fermoy is the last of three hospital groups, who collectively applied for developments some years ago, yet to be confirmed a tender.

It is understood that both Millstreet and Kanturk hospitals have had tenders granted for developments, both of whom applied for new works alongside Fermoy Community Hospital.

The Fermoy Community Hospital Fundraising Committee has now written to the HSE enquiring as to when a tender for the works will be confirmed and now await a response on the matter.

Tadhg O’Donovan of the Fundraising Committee, said that he was led to believe that confirmation of the tender was ‘imminent’ …

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