Last week it was reported that the Gardai were going to lose some 1,300 front line positions. The claim was subsequently denied by the Justice Minister.
It is now being reported that the HSE is to cut 4,000 staff. This will be a devastating blow to services. If cuts are to be made they should be focused on management and the bureaucracy and not the front line. It states it will be impossible to avoid cuts to frontline staff.
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