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# HSE Spending

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November 2023
HSE spend on private hospital beds and services to hit €130m by end of year
A senior official said the HSE is due to secure 160-200 additional medical beds from the private sector.
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The HSE spent nearly €1 million a day on agency staff last year
Critics of the HSE recruitment embargo said far more was being spent on agency staff while others waited to start staff roles.
Delayed discharges "cost the HSE €540,000 a night"
A report by a body representing private care givers has found that the government could save €2 billion over the next nine years if outsourcing and competitive tendering were policy.
Taoiseach denies turning blind eye to HSE waste
Brian Cowen tells the Dáil he will not be ignoring the controversial report that showed reckless spending.
HSE audit outlines shocking wastes of public cash
A report to be presented to the Public Accounts Committee outlines massive waste of HSE training funds.