“HSE SAYS THERE IS NO FUNDING FOR MONAGHAN HOSPITAL BEDS” – HAGAN

30 October 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan health issues activist Tommy Hagan told the Northern Standard this week that he had been informed by the HSE that there was currently no funding in place to provide the 23 additional beds recently announced for Monaghan Hospital. Mr Hagan said he was also informed that there were no additional staffing arrangements currently in train to facilitate the beds coming into active use. “It seems from my inquiries that the HSE has not made any specific funding provision in its Budget for the additional beds recently announced for Monaghan Hospital,” Mr Hagan said in a statement. “No efforts have yet been made to advertise for additional staff in order for the beds to come into operation. This response from the HSE to my personal enquiries is extremely disappointing, and highlights the fact – well known to those who have campaigned on behalf of Monaghan Hospital over the years – that there is often a disconnect …

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