Centric Health Primary Care Centre, Dublin

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris TD with head of Slaintecare Laura Magahy at an announcement regarding Primary Care.


Health Minister Simon Harris was blindsided by a letter detailing a virtual recruitment freeze in the HSE.

A letter detailing a plan to stall recruitment and overtime for a three-month period was obtained by Labour Party health spokesman Alan Kelly.

The Tipperary TD said the fact the minister was not aware of the letter was “amazing”. He spoke with the minister yesterday who confirmed he was not aware of the letter.

Harris blindsided by letter freezing HSE recruitment amid ‘financial pressures’ (


1 thought on “Blindsided

  1. Jake38

    A hiring freeze is the only tool they have. No one can be fired from the HSE no matter how incompetent, obstructive or redundant they have become. Hence the problem.

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