Saturday August 15, 2020

Sláintecare strategy: show us the money

Two years after it was conceived as an idea, we have an action plan for reform of the health system. Many critics say this is too little too late, with suspiciously little detail on where the funding is to come from for the ten-year plan

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
17th March, 2019
Laura Magahy, head of the Sláintecare programme implementation office Picture: Collins

First, there was a vision. Then a strategy. Now we have a plan.

It has taken almost two years since the Sláintecare framework was published for a plan to materialise. This has led some critics to conclude that the government wasn’t serious about deliverng the Sláintecare report that was devised by an all-party Oireachtas committee in 2017.

Last Wednesday, the Sláintecare programme implementation office published its action plan for 2019....

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