On Air Now Jim O'Neill 10:00AM - 2:00PM Email
Now Playing Don't Let Go En Vogue

New Figures Show 100% Of Wicklow Home Help Hours Being Outsourced

Fianna Fáil says home support hours provided so far in 2019 are running behind target. 

HSE figures provided to the party show they fell far short of target - by over 160,000 hours in the first five months of the year.

That's 2.2% behind what it was meant to be.

The data shows high levels of outsourcing across all geographical areas.

Health spokesperson Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly says the Government should be looking at ways to deliver these services through the public system.

More from Wicklow News

Later...

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Light rain

    High: 11°C | Low: 8°C

  • Wicklow

    Light rain shower

    High: 11°C | Low: 8°C

  • Arklow

    Light rain shower

    High: 11°C | Low: 7°C

  • Blessington

    Light rain

    High: 10°C | Low: 5°C

  • Baltinglass

    Light rain

    High: 10°C | Low: 4°C

Listen Live