"It's Disgraceful" - Parent Impacted By Possible Closure Of Midlands Paediatric Diabetes Services

The clinic is facing closure due to a lack of staff and resources.

A midlands mum says it's disgraceful parents have to fight for paediatric diabetes services for their children.

The clinic at Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar is at risk of closing, due to a lack of staff and resources.

Parents received a letter this week detailing the pressures the service is facing, with the Advanced Nurse Practicioner carrying the workload of 2.6 people.

A similar issue caused the clinic to shut in 2021.

Tullamore's Janice Martin, whose daughter Jessica has been using the service for five years, says she hopes it stays open:

Read More: Midlands Hospital's Paediatric Diabetes Service At Risk Of Closure Once Again

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