Hospital groups to be broken up under draft Sláintecare plan

A plan being drawn up by the Sláintecare health reform office headed up by Laura Magahy, as well as senior health officials, will see between five and six regional integrated care organisations (RICOs) established across Ireland

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
13th January, 2019
Laura Magahy

Huge structural changes to the health service are at an advanced stage, with some of the country’s existing hospital groups set to be broken up.

The plan, which is being drawn up by the Sláintecare health reform office headed up by Laura Magahy, as well as senior health officials, will see between five and six regional integrated care organisations (RICOs) established across Ireland.

They will result in some hospital groups that...

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