New platform offers shiftwork flexibility to nurses and carers

Former Press Up operations manager Hugo Nolan has set up Karo.ie to make choosing work easier for part-timers in the healthcare sector

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
14th March, 2021
New platform offers shiftwork flexibility to nurses and carers
Hugo Nolan of Karo says platform is ‘stepping into a very inefficient market’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

A former operations manager with the Press Up hospitality group has launched a gig economy platform, aimed at tackling recruitment issues in the healthcare sector.

Hugo Nolan is a director of Karo.ie, which has licensed software from Florence.co.uk, which allows nurses in Britain to book shifts directly with healthcare providers without using an agency.

Nolan said that the platform could increase the number of staff available for healthcare operators as it allows...

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