Tony O’Brien: We are not hearing the inconvenient truth about HSE funding increases

Government spin about ‘record’ spending on the health service doesn’t paint the full picture. Recent service plans didn’t solve the most pressing long-term problems and neither will the 2023 version

Stephen Donnelly: The Minister for Health hailed this year’s health budget of €23.6 billion as a 32 per cent increase on 2020. Picture: Fergal Phillips