Revealed: manager numbers spike at hospitals

Huge disparities in growth of management teams at comparable institutions

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
21st August, 2016
Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had 37 senior managers Pic:

Similar-sized hospitals have up to five times as many senior managers, new figures show.

Detailed HSE data obtained by this newspaper shows huge anomalies in management numbers.

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin had 37 senior managers, compared to just 8 in Cork University Hospital. Beaumont Hospital has 842 beds while Cork has 800 beds.

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