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#sláintecare

# slaintecare - This year 2022

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health
# HEALTH OVERHAUL
# HEALTH OVERHAUL

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Robert Watt to be made boss of the HSE and the Dept of Health

Aug 16th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,389 Views 33 Comments

Barry Cowen believes it is time to share leadership between the two bodies.

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 9,937 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.

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 3,922 Views 4 Comments

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

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 20,187 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?

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 13,958 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,186 Views 8 Comments

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

# slaintecare - Last year 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 33,927 Views 27 Comments

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

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 24,866 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.

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 48,807 Views 94 Comments

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

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 14,476 Views 24 Comments

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

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 23,974 Views 66 Comments

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

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 9,412 Views 15 Comments

The healthcare initiative has suffered several resignations in recent weeks.

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 19,096 Views 19 Comments

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

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 7,632 Views 5 Comments

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

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 14,160 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 15,658 Views 14 Comments

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

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 17,436 Views 27 Comments

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

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 44,448 Views 33 Comments

Laura Magahy was appointed executive director in July 2018.

# slaintecare - All time

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 27,422 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.

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 25,397 Views 15 Comments

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

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 20,643 Views 25 Comments

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

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 30,233 Views 61 Comments

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

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

New HSE board meets for the first time

Jun 28th 2019, 3:01 PM 12,423 Views 16 Comments

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

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 32,057 Views 51 Comments

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

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 21,698 Views 24 Comments

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

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 18,660 Views 67 Comments

The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.

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 16,985 Views 60 Comments

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

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 33,158 Views 29 Comments

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

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 14,257 Views 39 Comments

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

'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 35,024 Views 46 Comments

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