'No evidence’ that HSE plan to reduce waiting lists is working, Robert Watt tells new chief executive
The secretary general at the Department of Health said funding could be reallocated unless executive provided evidence its initiative was working effectively
The HSE has been told that funding for an initiative to cut waiting list times could be reallocated unless it provided evidence its plan was making an impact.
Robert Watt, secretary general at the Department of Health, raised a number of concerns about the so-called modernised acute scheduled care pathways in a letter to Bernard Gloster, the HSE chief executive, in early March.
Watt raised the importance of the implementation of the pathways, which are ...