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Listen: INMO Warns Overcrowding & Staff Shortages Are Putting Patients At Risk

: 07/31/2018 - 15:28

There's a warning overcrowded emergency departments and staff shortages are putting patients at risk.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation say HSE figures show there's a shortage of over 200 nurses.

It says low pay and poor working conditions are making it hard to recruit and retain staff.

Tony Fitzpatrick from the INMO says the lack of nurses means patients aren't getting the care they need:

15fitzpatrick-nurses-clip-sm.mp3, by Laura Donnelly


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