Hiring concerns continue as hospitals fail to attract more than one candidate for posts

12 hospitals provided comprehensive figures showing that 15 posts advertised out of 88 received one applicant or none at all

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
17th December, 2017

Dublin’s voluntary hospitals received just one or no applicants at all for approximately one in every six hospital consultant posts advertised in 2016, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Twelve hospitals provided comprehensive figures showing that 15 posts advertised out of 88 received one applicant or none at all. While the figures will heighten concern about difficulties in recruiting and retaining doctors, the hospitals managed to fill almost all posts advertised in 2016. This...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Heeding the warning signs in the nick of time

Health Arlene Harris 19 hours ago

British health expert returns to help cut hospital waiting lists

Health Daniel Murray 19 hours ago

Almost half of 18-34 year olds plan to change job in the next year

Advocacy groups ‘extremely concerned’ by reports of delay in legislation for international surrogacy services

Health Daniel Murray 6 days ago