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Wexford Bed Manager

Marianne Argue has an unglamourous job in the frontline of the health service crisis: she's a bed manager in Wexford General Hospital.

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Documentary maker: Ronan Kelly

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Wexford Bed Manager

Marianne Argue guides Ronan Kelly through a typical day at the 'office'.

As you can imagine, a typical day in any hospital is busy and chaotic as the staff are inundated with patients and phone calls.

Marianne talks about how the team try to make the best of the facilities at their disposal.

But no matter how hard they try, there never seem to be enough beds or equipment to deal with the influx of patients.

Music: "English", Karen Tweed & Timo Alakotila

Produced by Ronan Kelly

First broadcast: May 15th., 2006

Produced by Ronan Kelly

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