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# slaintecare - Friday 10 September, 2021

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?

Sep 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,831 Views 15 Comments

The office in charge of the reforms saw two key departures this week.

Sláintecare council members express ‘shock, regret and concern’ over resignations
# Healthcare Reform
# Healthcare Reform

Sláintecare council members express ‘shock, regret and concern’ over resignations

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 6:15 PM 15,523 Views 14 Comments

The council members said they were seeking answers from the Minister for Health.

# slaintecare - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations

Sep 9th 2021, 12:21 PM 17,224 Views 27 Comments

Laura Magahy and Dr Tom Keane have stepped down from their roles.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

One of the top officials leading Sláintecare has quit
# Laura Magahy
# Laura Magahy

One of the top officials leading Sláintecare has quit

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 9:10 PM 44,063 Views 33 Comments

Laura Magahy was appointed executive director in July 2018.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

HSE consultants will be offered €250k wage if they focus 100% on public work and drop private practice
# Health Service Reform
# Health Service Reform

HSE consultants will be offered €250k wage if they focus 100% on public work and drop private practice

Dec 18th 2019, 6:40 PM 26,406 Views 52 Comments

The new contract for consultant doctors offers increased pay levels of up to €222,460, rising further to €252,150 by July 2022.

# slaintecare - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Health changes: Drug payment scheme reduced and medical card threshold for over-70s increased
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Health changes: Drug payment scheme reduced and medical card threshold for over-70s increased

Oct 8th 2019, 3:54 PM 25,209 Views 15 Comments

The total budget for the sector has been increased to €17.4 billion.

# slaintecare - Monday 2 September, 2019

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:31 PM 20,520 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said capacity issues need to be urgently addressed.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas

Jul 17th 2019, 3:34 PM 30,152 Views 61 Comments

Harris described today’s announcement as the biggest restructuring of the HSE in 15 years .

# slaintecare - Friday 28 June, 2019

New HSE board meets for the first time
# Oversight
# Oversight

New HSE board meets for the first time

Jun 28th 2019, 3:01 PM 12,405 Views 16 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris announced earlier this year that he would re-establish a board to oversee the HSE.

# slaintecare - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital

May 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 32,007 Views 51 Comments

It emerged this month that the facility will be built to honour a 2008 contract with consultants.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

TV presenter Brendan Courtney appointed to Sláintecare implementation council
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

TV presenter Brendan Courtney appointed to Sláintecare implementation council

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 21,615 Views 24 Comments

Sláintecare is the cross-party plan to overhaul the Irish health service over ten years.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme

Aug 8th 2018, 2:52 PM 18,268 Views 67 Comments

The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Doctors say emergency departments are 'death zones' due to overcrowding
# Reform Needed
# Reform Needed

Doctors say emergency departments are 'death zones' due to overcrowding

Jul 18th 2018, 10:45 PM 16,928 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has said that additional resources are needed immediately.

# slaintecare - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Woman who led Temple Bar's 1990s revival chosen to lead Irish healthcare's transformation
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Woman who led Temple Bar's 1990s revival chosen to lead Irish healthcare's transformation

Jul 12th 2018, 4:28 PM 33,080 Views 31 Comments

Laura Magahy has led some other major Irish projects over the years.

# slaintecare - Friday 12 January, 2018

Do you have what it takes to reform the Irish health service? You can apply for this job
# Hiring
# Hiring

Do you have what it takes to reform the Irish health service? You can apply for this job

Jan 12th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,220 Views 39 Comments

The government needs someone to drive the 10-year plan to transform how healthcare is delivered in Ireland.

# slaintecare - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'A watershed moment': TDs have come up with a plan to radically change the healthcare system
# Irish Nhs
# Irish Nhs

'A watershed moment': TDs have come up with a plan to radically change the healthcare system

May 30th 2017, 11:15 AM 34,953 Views 46 Comments

The report on the Future of Healthcare is set to be published today.