Wednesday June 3, 2020

Repeating the prescription: after Console, it’s not just charities being given the once-over

The HSE is giving Simon Harris a chance to change the prescription for our health service

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

17th July, 2016
HSE director general Tony OBrien arrives at PAC last Friday Pic:

Here we go again.First we had the Central Remedial Clinic. Then we had Rehab and St Vincent’s Healthcare Group. Now we have a pay controversy at St John of God (Hospitaller). In the background we have the exceptional aberration that was the Console suicide charity.

The goings-on at Console and questions around governance and compliance with public sector pay policy at St John of God prompted lengthy questioning of HSE executives by...

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