'Governance left the room a very long time ago'
For the last seven days, the country has watched the unravelling of what appeared to be one of the good pieces of the Irish public health system
Women’s lives are now being lost because of algorithms. So the National Health Service (NHS) explained this week when it realised that thousands of older women had not been called back for their final breast cancer screening test. That revelation was accompanied by the figure of up to 270 women who may have died as a result of this failure. Or, as Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt described it in modern soft speak, their "lives may...
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