Friday August 14, 2020

Intensive care for hospital finances

Hospitals warned that cost containment must be a priority as many face budget overruns.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
28th July, 2007

Hospitals warned that cost containment must be a priority as many face budget overruns.

News that the Health Service Executive is to take corrective action after a €167 million budgetary overrun in the first five months of this year has once again focused attention on the funding of our health service.

The HSE has advised service units and agencies around the country that it is experiencing a budget overrun of 3.3 per cent to the...

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