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Listen: Cabinet Briefed On Plans For Irish Version Of The NHS.

: 10/13/2017 - 15:31

The Cabinet is being briefed on the cost and commitment needed to build a National Health Service in Ireland akin to Britain's NHS.

The all-party Sláinte Care health report is being discussed at a special meeting in Cork

It's estimated removing private care from public hospitals would lead to a shortfall of 900-million euro in funding for the hospitals.

Health Minister Simon Harris says Sláinte Care called for that to happen but it needs much more detail

NEWSTALK1431353.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

File image: Simon Harris.

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