Belfast Telegraph

Monday 21 April 2014

Introduce fines for the missed appointments

Last week it was announced that there were 158,487 missed hospital appointments in Northern Ireland during 2011.

When is the Executive/Assembly going to pass a law to start fining people for this total contempt for the health service?

I think fining somebody just a tenner would not break the bank, but would go some way towards funding the health service.

Just a £10 fine would have meant an extra £1.5m for the health service.

ANDREW McKEEVER

Carrickfergus, Co Antrim

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