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# private hospitals

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HSE CEO 'doesn't accept' he was too late in approach to private hospitals on winter beds
Gloster said it isn’t the case that he ‘just picked up the phone and asked for a couple of beds’.
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All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement
Until today, the Beacon Hospital had been the only private hospital not to sign up to the deal.
Varadkar's message to private hospitals: 'You need to make your doctors, nurses and ICU beds available in third wave'
The Tánaiste said there are around 300 beds, which he said can scale up with surge capacity to over 400.
Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss
Reid will tell the committee today that waiting lists have stabilised.
HSE still in talks to secure private hospital capacity amid NPHET warning of potential Covid surge
The Department of Health has sanctioned up to €25 million to treat public patients in private hospitals temporarily pending a new arrangement.
Minister takes a 'very dim view' of private hospitals profiteering from €275 for Covid-19 test
Patients are being told they must have the test prior to having treatment at the private hospital.
Using all of our health service facilities has helped against Covid-19. Any change to that should be handled carefully
Dr Ciarán Ó Riain says the current system is necessary if we are to maintain healthcare for all and protect patients in any future infection waves.
Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers
Last month the government reached an agreement with private hospitals to use all of their facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.
Varadkar says €115m per month is an 'accurate estimate' for cost of renting private hospitals
Minister Simon Harris plans to publish the deal the government struck with the private hospitals.
Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts
Consulting rooms of those who sign the HSE contract will have to shut to current and future private outpatients.
People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals
Private hospitals will act as part of the public health system for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, but the exact details are yet to be confirmed.
Private hospitals will be made public for duration of coronavirus pandemic
The State will take control of all private hospital facilities.
Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan
The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.
Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true
He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.
Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.