Statement by Private Hospitals Association on Budget 2019

Statement by Private Hospitals Association on Budget 2019 Speaking on the announcement of Budget 2019, Chairman of the Private Hospitals Association, Michael Cullen said “While acknowledging a €20 million increase,  the government has again ducked the opportunity to make a substantial impact on Hospital waiting lists by failing to commit to a multi annual funding…

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.

Comment on National Development Plan

National Development Plan Is a Missed Opportunity for Delivery of Acute Health Facilities      No solace soon for 10% of Irish population currently on patient waiting lists Government Guarantee Needed to Make Public Hospitals for Public Patients Only       16 February.  A 10-year timeline for the delivery of any new acute hospital facilities promised under…

Approval for New Hospital Licensing Framework Welcomed

Private Hospitals Association Welcomes Government Approval for New Hospital Licensing Framework Patient Safety & Licensing Bill – Essential to Improve Standards of Care in Hospitals The expected announcement today of Cabinet’s approval of the Heads of the Patient Safety & Licensing Bill represents an important step, particularly in the bid to raise performance standards in…