Budget 2024

Big Read: Mistrust and chaos blight Health budget negotiations

Within 24 hours of the budget, Donnelly admitted that a further €1 billion is needed to bail out the ailing national health service

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. Less than a day after the Budget was announced, Donnelly made clear there will be a need in Health for at least a further €1 billion next year. Picture: Leah Farrell

Less than 24 hours after Budget 2024 was announced, health minister Stephen Donnelly was out admitting the budget for next year wouldn’t be enough.

He ...