Your Money: Health insurance in 2017: a need for change

With government policy in relation to healthcare increasingly difficult to understand, it’s time to think outside the box, writes Jim Dowdall

22nd January, 2017
Jim Dowdall, managing director of Irish Life Health

We should be starting this new year with optimism but, unfortunately, when we look at our health system it is just déjà vu.

Here we go again with a re-run of the same issues relating to acute hospital capacity, flu outbreaks and record numbers of patients being left on trolleys.

While the increased need for healthcare in winter is entirely predictable, the only real surprise is that, yet again, it seems that...

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