Thursday July 9, 2020

Waiting list targets proposed under new health plan

The Sunday Business Post has seen a copy of the 189-page report by Fine Gael leadership candidate Leo Varadkar

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
28th May, 2017
Social Democrats TD Róisín Shortall

Sanctions on senior staff who miss waiting list targets are part of the new ten-year plan on health. The Sunday Business Post has seen a copy of the 189-page report that Fine Gael leadership candidate Leo Varadkar has highlighted as a key part of his health reform plans.

Under the plan, there will be legally enforceable maximum waiting times of 12 weeks for a hospital procedure, ten weeks for an outpatient appointment and ten days...

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