Sláintecare plan would destroy our hospitals

Removing private practice from public hospitals would turn them into the poor house of healthcare – without improving waiting lists

1st September, 2019

Imagine telling RTÉ, the public service broadcaster, you can no longer have adverts or programmes sponsored but must live budgetarily within the licence fee. There would be a fair degree of controversy, a swift reduction in service and a probable wage restructuring which might mean some of its top presenters would leave. So what, you might ask. But imagine this is our public health service – which is already struggling to provide the beds, technology...

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