Simon Harris on the challenges facing the Irish health service

After a difficult year, the government’s task is to learn from the mistakes made and build a better healthcare system for all

30th December, 2018
Simon Harris, Minister for Health, and Laura Magahy, executive director of the Sláintecare Programme office at the publication of the Sláintecare strategyPic: Gareth Chaney Collins

We are at that point in the year when traditionally we reflect on the time just past and make resolutions for the time ahead.

I don’t think anyone could have foreseen all that came to pass in 2018, but I enter 2019 resolved that there are two key principles formed from the year gone by which I take with me to the year ahead: that good things can come from terrible situations, once we learn...

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