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# staff shortage

Last year
2022
THE MORNING LEAD
'It will drive people away': Student teachers on the potential threat to career breaks
A report by
Jamie McCarron
One teacher suggested that staff may simply resign and emigrate to teach elsewhere.
One teacher suggested that staff may simply resign and emigrate to teach elsewhere if the option is removed.
The Department of Education has emphasised that no decisions have been made.
Plans to scrap teacher career breaks criticised as it emerges Education Minister is on same break
Gary Gannon: Government must act immediately to address teacher shortages
All time
# St Finbarr's
'It has left the hospital decimated': INMO warns of severe nursing shortage at Cork hospital
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has claimed the safe care and dignity of residents is now at risk.
# Prisons
Significant staff shortage at Cloverhill Prison as 36 people call in sick
Approximately 200 staff are supposed to work at the prison each day.
# staff shortage
'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit
Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.
Voices
Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story
One young medic describes the sometimes nightmarish world of hospital staff shortages to TheJournal.ie.