Importance of Private Hospital Care highlighted to Oireachtas Committee Wednesday 18 January. The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) today briefed the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare on the extent of care provided by member hospitals every year. Addressing the Committee, PHA CEO Simon Nugent said “Our hospitals employ over 8,000 staff…Details
About the Private Hospital Association
The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) is the representative body for the independently-funded hospital sector in Ireland. Our member hospitals play an essential role in the delivery of acute and mental health services, accounting for almost one-third of the acute hospitals in Ireland and employing close to 20% of staff in the sector.
Offer over 1,000,000 bed nights to the Irish healthcare system each year
Care for over 400,000 patients annually
Carry out over 250,000 surgical procedures including over half of all spinal and cardiac surgeries
Are fully accredited by internationally recognised accreditation bodies
Employ over 8,000 highly-trained, professional staff across the country