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Health system has tried to do more with less but it simply can't take any more cuts

Here is article I wrote for the Irish Independent on some of the key findings from the Resilience project. This is work I am doing with Prof Steve Thomas and Dr Sarah Barry in the Centre for Health Policy and Management in Trinity College Dublin. 677 more words


GPs warn waiting lists will grow without greater investment

Waiting lists in Northern Ireland will lengthen and GPs will struggle to provide safe care unless greater investment is made in services, an organisation representing doctors has said. 60 more words


Waiting list for children's hearing assessments

I ask the Leader to bring to the attention of the Minister for Health the fact that there are now 32,000 children on waiting lists for hearing assessments… 75 more words


Kidney patients forced to wait over a year for transplants from live donors

“The transplant team at Beaumont are striving to have a maximum of three to six months’ waiting time from ‘work-up’ to procedure,” the spokesperson said last night. 51 more words


We all hate waiting...

~ Hannah Morpeth

People don’t like to wait at the best of times: whether it’s for Christmas, payday or the ever-growing queue at the Primark till, never mind when they are poorly. 656 more words


A speech not of 'national importance'

Reductions in waiting lists achieved by throwing resources at the problem is not a sustainable solution. Here is my Medical Independent column from 20 February 2014.