Hospital consultants call for significant investment to tackle waiting lists

 

Hospital consultants are calling for significant investment to tackle waiting lists.

The annual conference of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association is taking place in Limerick today.

It comes the day after new figures showed nearly 678 thousand people are now on hospital waiting lists.

Among the speakers is Health Minister Simon Harris.

President of the IHCA Dr Tom Ryan is hoping the minister will signal that he's serious about tackling the problems of the hospital system: