Unions to discuss jobs freeze with HSE chief

Union representatives are due to meet HSE chief executive Brendan Drumm today to discuss the recruitment freeze in the health service.

The moratorium also applies to promotions and the payment of allowances for taking on extra responsibilities.

The unions claim it will have a devastating impact on the provision of healthcare in Ireland.

They say they cannot understand how the HSE plans to run the health service under such conditions.


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