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Costly plan does not address underlying health problems

When it comes to healthcare, our propensity for aspirational report writing has been dwarfed by chronic implementation deficit disorder

1st September, 2019

When it comes to healthcare, our propensity for aspirational report writing has been dwarfed by chronic implementation deficit disorder. You don’t need to go back far to see it.

In 2010, the Fianna Fáil-led government was pursuing a policy of hospital co-location. There was a lengthy tender process and some consortiums applied for planning permissions. Then Fine Gael and Labour came to power. The co-location plan was axed. The coalition promised to deliver...

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