Bernadette O'Hanlon - Sick Pay for cancer patients

The Niall Boylan Show

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 - 10 minutes

On Wednesday afternoon Niall Boylan on Classic Hits spoke to Bernadette O'Hanlon. She has been diagnosed with cancer for a second time and is currently undergoing treatment. She does not get sick pay and is trying to survive on €203 per week illness benefit. She has worked all her life and has a mortgage and bills to pay. She told Niall that she thinks it is unfair that she is only entitled to €203 when people who were on the Pandemic Unemployment payment get €350. Take a listen back