first_img Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has called for the system of registration for nurses and midwifes to be reviewed.He has obtained figures which show that of almost 4,200 applications made by nurses and midwifes from overseas wishing to register to work in the state, less than 40% have been successfully added to the register since 2015.Deputy Doherty says this is all the more frustrating given that in Letterkenny University Hospital alone, 18 nursing posts, which have been advertised, have yet to be filled:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PearseNurses.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Homepage BannerNews Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – July 1, 2016 WhatsApp Calls for review of register for over seas nurses as 18 nursing posts go unfilled at LUH 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Google+center_img WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleGardai called in over allegations of corruption at ConsoleNext articleNew car sales in Donegal up 28% so far in 2016 News Highland Twitterlast_img read more