HSE chief O’Brien: we need €9 billion to fix the health service
O’Brien said scenes of overcrowding at hospitals were “distressing for both patients and staff”
Ireland’s crisis-ridden health service requires a capital injection of €9 billion if it is to end the scourge of hospital overcrowding, the HSE’s director general Tony O’Brien has said.
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