New consultants to take up posts at Kerry General this year

A number of new consultants are to take up positions at Kerry General Hospital this year. doctor 2 There are a number of consultant posts vacant which are either in the process of being filled or will be filled in the coming months. A geriatrician left their position last September and is being replaced on an interim basis while a consultant cardiologist began on a half time basis in mid-December. Meanwhile, a fourth consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist will be appointed from July 2014. A consultant gastroenterologist has been interviewed and appointed but no start date has been identified as of yet. A new consultant rheumatologist took up a position at the hospital last July.