Thursday October 22, 2020

Health service report proposes free GP and hospital care for all

The plan calls for investment of €2.8 billion over a 10-year period

30th May, 2017
The plan calls for waiting time guarantees of 12 weeks for an inpatient procedure Pic: Getty

It says that shifting care out of hospitals and into the primary and community setting would help to address the challenge of access to our hospital system but other measures would also be needed including waiting time guarantees for hospital care, expanded hospital capacity and the phased elimination of private care in public hospitals.

“I look forward to considering the report in full in the coming days and discussing it at the next Cabinet meeting...

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