HSE Criticised For Recruitment Delays At East Clare Hospital

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The HSE has been accused of issuing conflicting advice on services available at an East Clare community hospital.

It comes amid confirmation from the Health Service Executive that the services of two palliative care beds and one respite bed were suspended at Raheen Nursing Home following flooding there in September.

According to the HSE , their reopening will be dependent on the recruitment of additional staff, but it insists palliative care is still available on-site in the meantime.


Scariff Independent Deputy Michael McNamara says this account doesn’t correlate with locals who’ve attempted to access the service.

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