Hiring crisis at the HSE

The reply to a Freedom of Information request from The Sunday Business Post highlights the chronic problem the HSE has in filling consultant posts

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
12th November, 2017
The documents highlight the chronic problems the HSE has in filling consultant posts

The health service is in crisis on a number of fronts, not least in its seeming inability to attract consultants to various unfilled posts around the country.

The failure to fill these consultant posts puts further pressure on the existing staff resourses at these hopsitals, which ultimately affects the end users – the patients.

The Public Appointments Service runs all recruitment campaigns on behalf of the HSE. The Sunday Business Post submitted a Freedom of...

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