Derek Ryan

Dreamers & Believers

Calls For Retired Nurses To Aid Administration Of Covid-19 Vaccine

Denis Naughten wants the HSE to tap into workers that previously came forward.

Retired healthcare staff should be recalled to administer the Covid-19 vaccine, according to a former Minister.

Independent Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten says the number of former healthcare workers who came forward to take part in the "Be on call for Ireland" campaign last spring was encouraging but the HSE failed to bring the majority to the front line. 

Deputy Naughton says this can't happen again in the roll out of the vaccine:

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