Editorial: Our inability to agree on a model of healthcare in Ireland is unacceptable

The government is failing in its duties to provide a working healthcare system

26th September, 2021
Editorial: Our inability to agree on a model of healthcare in Ireland is unacceptable
Tom Keane was one of the leading people to walk away from Sláintecare in recent weeks. Picture: Maura Hickey

Three weeks on from the resignations of the two most senior figures in Sláintecare, and the crisis engulfing Ireland’s health reform programme appears not to have fully registered in Government Buildings.

Repeated media outings from Stephen Donnelly on the issue would best be summarised as bemusing, as the Minister for Health expressed his regret at the loss of Laura Magahy and Tom Keane, but wouldn’t concede that problems with the health...

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