HSE admits €750m in cuts will hit services

UP TO 600 public nursing home beds are to close, more acute hospital beds will shut and there will be cuts to community, mental health and disability services under the Health Service Executive’s service plan for the year, which was published yesterday. Overall health spending is to be reduced by … Continue reading

A Fair Deal?

A Fair Deal it seems will now end up costing more than originally planned according to the latest Performance Report from the HSE. In May, there was a trend showing a marked increase in Private Nursing Home payments. A total of €16.6 million was spent on this scheme in May bringing … Continue reading