Papa Don't Preach

Over 100 MIdlands Children Left Without Diabetic Nurse For 18 Months

An Offaly mother is hitting out at the HSE for turning its back on them.

A midlands mother is hitting out at the HSE for leaving children with diabetes without proper treatment for the last 18 months.

Julie Wynne's 16 year old son is one of over a hundred children who attend the diabetes clinic in Mullingar Regional Hospital.

But the paediatric nurse - who provides day to day treatment and advice - retired over a year ago and has never been replaced.

The Tullamore mother says they're at desperation point, after repeatedly trying to highlight this with the health minister:

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