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…

Importance of Private Hospital Care highlighted to Oireachtas Committee

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…

€70M Commitment to National Treatment Purchase Fund welcomed

Tuesday 18 October 2017 PRIVATE HOSPITALS ASSOCIATION WELCOMES MINISTER’S €70M COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL TREATMENT PURCHASE FUND “Two year budget commitment to waiting list initiative will ensure better access for patients, efficient planning and value for money for the tax payer.”   The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) today welcomed the recent budget and the announcement of…

Private Hospitals Association welcomes Minister’s Endoscopy initiative and reactivation of NTPF.

Private Hospitals Association welcomes Minister’s Endoscopy initiative and reactivation of NTPF.   Wednesday July 27,  The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has welcomed the announcement by Health Minister, Simon Harris, that the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) is to fast track endoscopy procedures for about 3,000 patients in  the next few months.   Commenting on the…