Reilly speaks out on health

The controversial graduate plan for nurses and midwives is to be rolled out to other careers in the health service under plans drawn up by health minister Dr James Reilly.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
20th January, 2013
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The controversial graduate plan for nurses and midwives is to be rolled out to other careers in the health service under plans drawn up by health minister Dr James Reilly.

In an exclusive interview with *The Sunday Business Post*, Reilly said he believed the graduate programme introduced for nurses and midwives would facilitate the retention of other staff, including physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

The minister said the decision by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation...

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