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

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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