Spending on agency staff at LUH skyrocketed to almost 10 million last year – MacLochlainn

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It has been claimed that spending on agency staff at Letterkenny University Hospital has doubled over the last four years.

Figures obtained by Sinn Fein have revealed that last year almost 10 million euro was spent on agency staff while in 2011 the figure was just over 4.5 million euro.

Senator Padraig MacLochlainn has described the spending as 'scandalous'.

He says the figures once again show the Governments mismanagement of the health service: