Tuesday December 1, 2020

Sligo hospital chief mulls insurance offer for locals

'There is a real opportunity to bypass public waiting lists,’ says Belfast health boss Regan

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
24th April, 2016
Mark Regan, chief executive of Kingsbridge Private Hospital in Belfast Pic: Brian Morrison

A Belfast private healthcare group, which last year bought St Joseph’s Hospital in Sligo, is exploring the potential to launch a health insurance plan in the Republic.

Mark Regan, chief executive of the 3fivetwo group’s flagship hospital Kingsbridge in Belfast and group development director, said that it hoped to launch a private health insurance plan for people living near the rebranded Kingsbridge Private Hospital Sligo, as opposed to a mass market pitch....

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