Susan Mitchell: The HSE's senior management bubble

There has been a 40 per cent spike in appointments in four years

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
21st August, 2016

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has 842 beds and 37 senior managers. Cork University Hospital (CUH) has 800 beds and just eight senior managers.

CUH is functioning with almost one-fifth the number of senior managers that Beaumont has.

Why is it that some hospitals have almost one-fifth the number of managers as others?

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