State plans new laws to make HSE more accountable

Harris warns HSE chief O’Brien he must fire managers who are not performing

8th January, 2017
Simon Harris

The government is set to introduce new laws to make the HSE more accountable in the wake of record numbers of patients being left on trolleys in hospitals last week.

While the proposals are in the early stages, it’s understood that concerns have arisen over the extent of accountability in the HSE since the abolition of its board over three years ago.

The board was replaced with a directorate to make it more...

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