Public health’s ‘chronic lack of resources’ exposed by pandemic
Since October, there have been just nine applications for specialist positions in the public health sector, prompting fears of a recruitment crisis as Covid-19 continues to bite
If there were questions over why Ireland‘s Covid-19 response has been found wanting over the last year, Máirín Ryan answered them in direct style at the virtual National Health Summit last week.
“Something we have been aware of for a long time and that has been thrown sharply into relief by the pandemic is the chronic under-resourcing of public health in Ireland,” the director of health technology assessment at...
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