Tuesday 16 January 2018

Our health service is being destroyed

If I wasn't in the process of studying for my undergraduate degree, I would seriously consider leaving this miserable country.

The more often I come into contact with the Irish health service, the more annoyed and frustrated I become. Health Minister Mary Harney, in my opinion, has set about destroying the health service.

In Sligo, the general hospital resembles a shell compared with what it once was -- dilapidated wards, beds being closed, staff laid off and cancer services transferred to an over-stretched facility in Galway.

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