50 Emergency Hospital Consultant Posts To Be Fast Tracked To Relieve Extreme Pressure On EDs
50 emergency hospital consultant posts are to be fast tracked, to relieve extreme pressure on emergency departments.
Figures collected by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation this morning show 368 patients are on trolleys around the country.
48 of those are at Cork University Hospital, the second worst affected ED nationwide.
Cork based Emergency Care Consultant, Dr Chris Luke, says they will bring with them a whole host of skills.