‘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
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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