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# Private Patients

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'People say I'm in a privileged position. I don't consider cancer a privilege'
The government created a single-tier health service at the beginning of the crisis, but criticism of the contracts is ramping up.
Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court
The hospital was asked by the HSE to stop 80 consultants on State salaries from working between both public and private hospitals on the campus.
€150 million to be paid by insurers to HSE 'by year end' - Reilly
The outstanding money is a result of private patients being treated in public beds.
In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,
VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms
Minister Howlin said the govt would seek to save €143m by improving “the generation and collection of private income in public hospitals”.