83 of the 99 vacant nursing and midwifery posts at Sligo University Hospital are expected to be filled in the coming months.
That’s according to Ann Cosgrove of the Saolta University Healthcare Group.
She was responding to a question from Sligo councillor Donal Gilroy at yesterday’s virtual HSE West Forum meeting.
Ms Cosgrove explained that staffing and recruitment plans are underway at the Sligo hospital to address deficits across the facility.
She said that a significant overseas nursing recruitment campaign is being actively progressed nationally with a strong intention to have additional resources coming into the service with the next three months.
Localised recruitment is also underway and she said Saolta expect to have 83 posts filled in “the coming months” at Sligo University Hospital , as a result of both recruitment campaigns