Colin Harney

Forty Shades Of Green

Recruitment Issues In Mullingar Hospital "Becoming Serious"

Over 75 full-time positions are un-filled at the moment.

The recruitment of staff in Mullingar Regional Hospital is becoming a serious problem, according to Sinn Féin.

75 full-time positions at the hospital are currently vacant - including 36 nursing roles, five consultants and three occupational therapists.

Longford-Westmeath TD Sorca Clarke says patients are suffering as a result of staff shortages.

She's appealing to the HSE to resolve this issue urgently:

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