Health panel chair: Government ‘slowly strangling’ Sláintecare

Health panel chair: Government ‘slowly strangling’ Sláintecare
Independent Clare TD Dr Michael Harty

Independent Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, said that over 400 days after the publication of the Sláintecare report, the government had shown no desire to implement the radical blueprint

The government has been accused of “slowly strangling” a landmark cross-party plan to reform the healthcare service by the Oireachtas health committee chairman.

The chairman, independent Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, said that over 400 days after the publication of the Sláintecare report, the government had shown no desire to implement the radical blueprint.

He said that the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has ignored his repeated requests for a meeting to outline his concerns and that...

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