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# slaintecare - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Working conditions for non-consultant hospital doctors must change, senior civil servant says
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

Working conditions for non-consultant hospital doctors must change, senior civil servant says

Jun 15th 2022, 3:11 PM 9,855 Views 6 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Health said many doctors already work longer hours than what is considered legal and safe.

# slaintecare - Friday 27 May, 2022

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?

May 27th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,727 Views 4 Comments

Unsure what Sláintecare is? Listen in to hear Liam Doran explain to presenter Michelle Hennessy.

# slaintecare - Friday 13 May, 2022

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?

May 13th 2022, 9:30 PM 18,047 Views 13 Comments

It’s probably the most radical overhaul of Ireland’s healthcare system ever. Five years in, what’s working? And what isn’t?

# slaintecare - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms
# Regional Health Areas
# Regional Health Areas

Government approves creation of new Regional Health Areas as part of Sláintecare reforms

Apr 5th 2022, 2:40 PM 13,880 Views 14 Comments

There will be a total of six RHAs under the new plans approved by the Government.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Deferrals caused by Covid will increase hospital waiting lists this year, says Health Sec Gen

Feb 16th 2022, 6:45 AM 8,154 Views 9 Comments

Over 1.5 million people will be added to the waiting lists this year, the Oireachtas Health Committee will hear.

# slaintecare - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Three elective hospitals to be developed in Cork, Galway and Dublin to help tackle waiting lists
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Three elective hospitals to be developed in Cork, Galway and Dublin to help tackle waiting lists

Dec 21st 2021, 7:39 PM 33,842 Views 27 Comments

It is estimated that they will cater for up to 940,000 planned procedures and operations every year.

# slaintecare - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Govt needs to admit if public-private partnerships are now the model for healthcare
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Govt needs to admit if public-private partnerships are now the model for healthcare

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:20 PM 24,805 Views 39 Comments

The Consultant Gastroenterologist and former member of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council says the government is pinning the future of healthcare on the private sector.

# slaintecare - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Professor Ronán Collins: Why do we put up with the state of our hospitals?
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Professor Ronán Collins: Why do we put up with the state of our hospitals?

Oct 10th 2021, 7:30 PM 48,631 Views 93 Comments

The consultant geriatrician says the hospital model of care in Ireland is broken and Sláintecare doesn’t seem fit to fix it.

# slaintecare - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Health Minister Donnelly wants new Sláintecare consultants contract agreed ‘within weeks’
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Health Minister Donnelly wants new Sláintecare consultants contract agreed ‘within weeks’

Oct 9th 2021, 6:06 PM 14,430 Views 24 Comments

Stephen Donnelly repeated his commitment to the Sláintecare programme, which has been hit by high-profile resignations in recent weeks.

# slaintecare - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

No ‘vast conspiracy’ to delay Sláintecare, committee told

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 1:10 PM 23,956 Views 66 Comments

Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Health, faced the Health Committee alongside Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

# slaintecare - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Government still committed to Slaintecare, says Cabinet minister
# Health Service
# Health Service

Government still committed to Slaintecare, says Cabinet minister

Oct 3rd 2021, 5:23 PM 9,388 Views 15 Comments

The healthcare initiative has suffered several resignations in recent weeks.

# slaintecare - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Another blow for Sláintecare as Dr Anthony O'Connor resigns from council
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Another blow for Sláintecare as Dr Anthony O'Connor resigns from council

Sep 30th 2021, 7:57 PM 19,075 Views 19 Comments

Dr O’Connor is the third member to step down from the programme in recent weeks.

# slaintecare - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations

Sep 16th 2021, 7:52 PM 7,612 Views 5 Comments

The council is discussing the state of the project with the Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

# 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 14,064 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 15,637 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 17,400 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 44,407 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 27,226 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 25,364 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 20,614 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 30,206 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 12,412 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 32,045 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 21,673 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 18,614 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 16,961 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 33,136 Views 29 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 14,246 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 34,989 Views 46 Comments

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