Nursing Staff To Stage Protest Over Staff Shortages

Nursing staff at Galway University Hospital's emergency department are to stage a demonstration over a lack of beds and staff shortages.

It follows a statement released on Tuesday by SIPTU calling for the lifting of an embargo on nursing staff and care assistants' recruitment.

The hospital has said that it is aware of the problems in the department, and said that it was working to "alleviate difficulties experienced by patients at the department."


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