Consultants still flout rules despite HSE ultimatum on private practice

Hospital consultants are continuing to breach the terms of their public contract at St Vincent's Hospital.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
21st September, 2014

Hospital consultants are continuing to breach the terms of their public contract at St Vincent's Hospital, almost six months after the HSE's March 31 deadline for compliance.

At issue is the practice by doctors who have public contracts working in the private sector at the same time.

The HSE told St Vincent's Healthcare Group (SVHG) earlier this year that it must put a stop to dozens of doctors with public contracts working in St Vincent's private...

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