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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Workforce Planning in the Irish Health Sector: Discussion (Resumed) (16 Oct 2019)

“I have some students from UCC as my guests. I hope the witnesses' replies will not be too negative or the students might find they have to leave the country because we are getting too negative here about a lot of things. I want to refer to Medical Council figures. I am intrigued by how we are commenting on medical practitioners in this country. My reading of the Medical Council figures...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Workforce Planning in the Irish Health Sector: Discussion (Resumed) (16 Oct 2019)

“There has been an increase in the number of doctors.”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Workforce Planning in the Irish Health Sector: Discussion (Resumed) (16 Oct 2019)

“The media impression is that fewer doctors are working in Ireland, and that is not correct.”

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  • Has spoken in 96 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among Senators.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 829 times in debates — well above average among Senators.
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