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Leitrim TD calls for Ukrainian doctors to be allowed practice in Ireland

Jun 13, 2022 17:06 By Shannonside News
Leitrim TD calls for Ukrainian doctors to be allowed practice in Ireland Leitrim TD calls for Ukrainian doctors to be allowed practice in Ireland
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It comes as contracts with hotels and B&Bs are due to expire.

The Green Party leader admits there is a 'real challenge' in ensuring Ukrainian refugees have suitable accommodation.

The cabinet sub-committee is due to meet today to assess how to make more medium to long term accommodation available.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan says there will be a 'massive strain' on the systems, especially towards the end of summer.

Meanwhile, a local TD is calling for Ukrainian Doctors sheltering in Ireland to be allowed help with the country's GP shortage.

Sinn Fein's Martin Kenny says many refugees from the conflict in Ukraine are finding it extremely difficult to secure medical care.

Speaking to Let's Talk today, Deputy Kenny says there are dozens of qualified medical professionals among those seeking refuge in Ireland.

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