Harris finds out the devil is in the detail
The Minister for Health did not appreciate or properly respond to the legitimate concerns of the public about the National Maternity Hospital
When he made Simon Harris Minister for Health nearly a year ago, Enda Kenny hoped the then 29-year-old cabinet virgin’s relentless work ethic would go some way towards alleviating the permanent state of crisis in the health service. Kenny holds Harris in high regard, but no doubt knew that putting the Wicklow TD in health would test his ability to its limits.
One of Harris’s most immediate priorities was getting a National Maternity...
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