We need clear and deliverable actions on healthcare
The next programme for government must tackle both healthcare reform and ongoing health service operations
The new programme for government must marry Ireland’s immediate healthcare challenge with medium and longer-term reform priorities. The need to make smart choices is emphasised by the cost of the emergency in the health sector and the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 on the economy, which is not yet calculable.
It is not possible to think of day-to-day health service operations and health reform as separate. Even with the best possible trajectory for “reopening...
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