Saturday February 22, 2020

Health report set to be another empty exercise

4th June, 2017
Chair Roisin Shorthall TD with the Future of Healthcare Committee which launched a 10-year strategy report for health care and policy at Leinster House last week Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Report on the Future of Healthcare envisages a health service, where access would be almost immediate and free at the point of delivery.

Published by a committee of cross-party TDs last week, it calls for free GP care for all within five years and the introduction of maximum waiting times. It also calls for the creation of a model of healthcare where the majority of care is provided outside the hospital system – and...

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