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National Health Summit: System is suffering from change fatigue

TCD professor warns healthcare is complicated and simple solutions won't work

15th February, 2016
Professor Charles Normand

The Irish health system is suffering from change fatigue and many of its visible signs of crisis could be fixed with good leadership and management, according to TCD professor Charles Normand.

Normand, who is Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin, says much of the recent policy and structure changes are doing more harm than good.

He believes we need to remove some perverse incentives, such as GP fees, if...

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