UNISON Northern Ireland

Regional Organiser Joe McCusker weighs in on health care debate

This week a local GP was in the news after telling patients to “go private” for health care treatment.

UNISON Regional Organiser Joe McCusker joined the debate on Radio Ulster.

“Unfortunately the problem here is we’ve had chronic underfunding for the best of 15 years, we’ve had difficulties recruiting consultants, and now we have no leadership for the health service.  Unless we address all these problems, waiting lists will continue to grow.”

You can listen to the discussion online here for the next 28 days: