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Politicians dub HSE approach ‘unacceptable’

Criticism follows a request for questions five weeks before committee hearing

2nd October, 2016

The HSE and the Department of Health have been accused of taking a “wholly unacceptable” approach to their engagement with TDs and senators.

This criticism follows a request to members of the Oireachtas health committee to submit questions to the HSE and the department five weeks in advance of officials appearing before the committee.

A proposed protocol, which included giving health minister Simon Harris and HSE director general Tony O’Brien eight weeks’ notice...

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