Childcare Plan For Healthcare Workers Scrapped By Government Due To Lack Of Providers

The scheme, which was due to be rolled out from Monday would see childminders go into the homes of healthcare staff at a cost of €90 a week per family.

However, Minister Katherine Zappone announced last night it would be cancelled - with the Government saying it will look into alternatives surrounding childcare.

Forsa's Bernard Harbour says the solution needs to come quickly:

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