Nurses’ union present plan to improve situation at Kerry General

The Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation has costed a plan which it says would improve the situation at Kerry General Hospital. Kerry General Hospital The INMO says there has been a 25% increase in attendances at the hospital from 2012 to 2015, without a comparable increase in staffing. Spokesman for the INMO Michael Dineen was speaking following a call earlier this week by Deputy Martin Ferris for resources to address serious staff shortages. Mr Dineen says some duties that are being carried out by nurses should be assigned more appropriately: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/41191/medium/”]

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