Roscommon GP hopes to see nursing home staff vaccination program speeded up

Roscommon GP Dr Greg Kelly says he’d like to see the HSE moving faster to vaccinate staff who work at nursing homes in the county.

The Castlerea based doctor says some nursing homes have high numbers of confirmed Covid cases again, and some residents have died as a result of the condition.

He says he has concerns about the way the vaccine is being rolled out and who is being given priority.

Dr Kelly says staff at the nursing homes are a prime example of a group that should be high priority, but that appears not to be the case so far…