Doctor ‘went ballistic’ and slapped local boy
Letterkenny Hospital probes alleged incident
THE INISHOWEN mother whose four-year-old child was slapped by a female doctor at Letterkenny Hospital says she has been caught up in a ‘total nightmare’.
The local woman, who does not wish to be identified, said she looked on in horror last week after the doctor grabbed the ill youngster by the wrist and gave him a ‘hard slap’ on the hand. The smacking incident took place in full view of other shocked parents, staff and children in the children’s ward. It is currently being probed by hospital authorities, who have suspended the doctor in question.
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