Ireland South candidate believes European Parliament is place to raise health concerns

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An Ireland South election candidate says the European Parliament is a better platform than the Dail to raise concerns about our health system.

Colleen Worthington is one of three candidates being put forward in the May 24th elections by Independent voluntary group, “Families Speak Out”.

Colleen previously lived in west Kerry fulltime with her daughter Skye, who is seriously disabled due to injuries sustained at birth at Kerry General Hospital.
The family moved to Cork to be closer to services for Skye.

She believes that frontline medical staff are providing exemplary care in a health system that is falling apart

Ms Worthington says she wants to be a voice for the people as everyone knows someone on a waiting list or who has experienced the failings of the health system: