For three days now, Ireland’s most popular phone-in show had callers discussing the scandal of lack of neurological rehabilitation services and the placement of young people in nursing homes without the option of them being able to live in the community if they wanted to with the provision of adequate support services.

Today, Joe took calls from Tommy Lee who talked about how he has to fight to get appropriate neuro rehab services for his partner Amanda Dalton, and Mary Walsh took to the airways to highlight how her daughter Sarah had improved following intensive neuro rehab at a ‘boot camp’ in Germany.


As if that was not enough, The Irish Sun today reported on the closure of much sought after beds in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) because of staff shortages.


What will be next?