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Cosseted colleagues make me ashamed of being part of HSE

Public sector workers need to cop on and scrap the Croke Park deal, writes Florence Horsman Hogan

Published 07/11/2010 | 05:00

Because of the Croke Park agreement, I'm ashamed to be a HSE worker at the moment.

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Yes, with the moratorium on staff recruitment I know we're coming under increasing fire as regards trying to provide care to our patients/residents.

In my own field, care of the elderly, we're inadequately staffed and overworked -- but at least we have jobs. When I previously wrote about this in the Sunday Independent, there was a massive outcry from my own profession stating that we're professionals and should be paid accordingly. What prats!

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