30 March 2020 – The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has today reached agreement on the Heads of Terms of an Agreement with the HSE in relation to the provision of public health services in private hospitals as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 19 member hospitals of the PHA are taking this unprecedented step…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