Health cuts are a symptom of wider failure to reform

Health cuts are a symptom of wider failure to reform

Everybody has to live within their budgets. That is the new reality in Irish public life, and the health service is no different.

Everybody has to live within their budgets. That is the new reality in Irish public life, and the health service is no different. In fact, the rule applies even more strictly to the health services because of the huge sums involved.

But it is quite incredible that the HSE would seek to cut €130 million from a range of services to patients and people in need of care and assistance while continuing to pay salary...

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