Kerry Sinn Féin TD, Martin Ferris, has said that nurses protesting outside University Hospital Kerry today have his full support and have the support of the vast majority of the people of the county.
“The vast majority of the people of the county understand the stresses involved in working in a busy and under resourced emergency room such as at UHK,” said Deputy Ferris.
“Every family has at some stage had an experience of visiting the emergency department where they can see staff are run off their feet.
Glad to Lend Support
“I was glad to lend my support to the protest today as for too long our nurses and hospital staff have been taken for granted
“The conditions they have to work under are totally unacceptable and they need the proper resources to ensure that people are seen and treated in a timely manner.”
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