Nurses are working for free at a Limerick hospital due to staff shortages and budget constraints.
SIPTU says it’s aware of nurses working overtime without being paid, due to increasing pressure on the health system.
The Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Dooradoyle and the Mater and Beaumont in Dublin are among the worst affected in the country.
National Nursing Official Louise O’Reilly says the Health Minister needs to take the situation into account when drawing up her Budget…
HSE assures Limerick deputy on hospital overcrowding – HSE bosses say that there are now “adequate plans” in place to deal with any overcrowding that may arise in the Accident and Emergency unit at the Limerick Regional Hospital.
Publish Date: 10/27/2010 9:45