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HSE Increases Spend On Agency Staff

The HSE spent over 215 million euro on agency staff in the first seven months of this year.

According to freedom of information figures, it's 15.5 million euro more than in the same period in 2019.
The use of agency nurses and paramedics has increased significantly.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, says 800 agency nurses are being employed on a full-time basis every week.

 

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