Physiotherapy graduates being forced abroad to find work

Almost two in three physiotherapist graduates are having to emigrate to get jobs, according to the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

13th November, 2010

Almost two in three physiotherapist graduates are having to emigrate to get jobs, according to the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

Around 150 physiotherapists graduate annually, and the waiting list for appointments in the Health Service Executive (HSE) is up to one year.

However, the public sector jobs moratorium means there are few or no jobs to be found in the service, and only a handful of private clinics are hiring, with most of these...

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