Private Hospitals Association national conference to take place on Thursday 25 November 2021

We look forward to welcoming you to our national conference taking place on Thursday 25 November 2021. The conference theme is entitled “A Better Way to Deliver for Patients” and will be opened by the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD. During this half-day online event, we’ll debate the changing relationship between private hospitals and…

Private Hospitals Launch National Advertising Campaign Reminding Patients – “Keep Your Consultant Appointments And Continue Attending for All Treatment and Diagnostics”

Private Hospitals Launch National Advertising Campaign Reminding Patients – “Keep Your Consultant Appointments And Continue Attending for All Treatment and Diagnostics” Private Hospitals are urging all patients to continue attending for all scheduled appointments as normal during the Level 5 lockdown, in particular those receiving ongoing essential treatment as well as any patients who are…

PHA calls on Minister Harris to Announce Sláintecare Implementation Deadline

PHA calls on Minister Harris to Announce Sláintecare Implementation Deadline The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has this afternoon welcomed the publication of the long-awaited De Buitléir Report examining private activity in public hospitals. The Association said it was most encouraging to see the Report also calling for a clear signal from government as to when…

Private Hospitals Association Urge Consumers to Check the Vitals of their Health Insurance Cover

The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has today launched a new information campaign urging patients with private health insurance to be more vigilant when renewing their health cover and to ensure they are adequately covered for core treatment areas.

“Know the ABC of Private Health Cover” is an accessible guide highlighting the importance of people having appropriate cover relevant to their age and likely future health requirements, and in particular to ensure cover for more complex treatment areas such as cancer, cardiology and orthopaedics.

PHA Welcomes Appointment of Laura Magahy As Executive Director of Sláintecare Health Reform Programme

The Private Hospitals Association welcomes the appointment of Laura Magahy as the new executive director of Sláintecare Health Reform programme. We anticipate constructive engagement with Ms. Magahy on how all of the state’s healthcare assets can be utilised to initiate the necessary reforms to deliver the healthcare needs of all citizens.   We anticipate a…

Private Hospitals statement re #Ophelia – 08.00 Monday 16 October

Private Hospitals statement re #Ophelia – 08.00 Monday 16 October Private Hospitals across Ireland are open and prioritising urgent cases today. They are also on stand-by to assist the emergency services and wider health system if any extraordinary pressures arise due to Ophelia. Patients with appointments scheduled for Monday & Tuesday should contact their hospital…