‘Reinforcing’ of existing HSE structures played role in Sláintecare resignations

More departures from the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council could ensue in the coming weeks, as members weigh up their next move

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
19th September, 2021
‘Reinforcing’ of existing HSE structures played role in Sláintecare resignations
Laura Magahy pictured with former Minister for Health Simon Harris resigned from the board of Sláintecare last week. Picture: RollingNews.ie

The belief that the expansion of the HSE’s budget due to Covid-19 was “reinforcing” existing governance structures, instead of moving to promised regional structures, was a key reason for the Sláintecare resignations earlier this month.

The Business Post has also learned that several members of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council (Siac) are now considering their next steps, and there are concerns that more resignations may result.

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