Saturday September 19, 2020

Harney’s side-by-side hospitals plan explained

Susan Mitchell explains the issues involved in the plan by Minister for Health Mary Harney to locate private hospitals next to public ones.

10th June, 2006

What does the plan involve? >

Government policy is to create more hospital beds. Minister for Health Mary Harney announced a policy last summer to free 1,000 new public beds in our public hospitals, by means of private investment.

How will it work? >

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