Hospitals failing to transfer tasks from doctors to nurses, says IMO

IMO is investigating the transfer numbers in each hospital

29th January, 2017
Dr John Duddy, president of the IMO

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has criticised hospitals for failing to transfer key hospital tasks from doctors to nurses.

Dr John Duddy, president of the IMO, said that despite reaching an agreement for nurses to take over certain tasks from doctors, these transfers have yet to take place.

He said that the IMO is investigating the transfer numbers in each hospital.

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