Private Hospitals Association Says Silos in Health Services Stopping Progress for Patients

Private Hospitals Association Says Silos in Health Services Stopping Progress for Patients 20 June 2017  A silo mentality in the public health system is blinding the Government to obvious solutions for patients, according to the Private Hospitals Association  Simon Nugent, the Chief Executive of the Private Hospitals Association, told the organisation’s annual conference today in…

Too much ideology in Future Healthcare Report

Too much ideology in Future Healthcare Report, says Private Hospitals Association   ‘Opportunity Missed for Public Private Partnership’   Tuesday 30 May 2017.  The Report of the Committee on the Future of Healthcare has missed an opportunity to provide for a public-private partnership that would make progress quickly for patients, according to the Private Hospitals…

Opinion: A sale of all or part of the VHI could be a solution to the crisis in waiting lists and health-care funding, writes Simon Nugent of the Private Hospitals Association

Opinion Piece published in the Irish Times on 8 May 2017 Sale of all or part of the VHI could be a solution to the crisis in waiting lists and health-care funding, writes Simon Nugent of the Private Hospitals Association   Not for the first time, Irish healthcare is in a complex place: massive amounts of people…

It’s your health insurance… Use it!

It’s your health insurance… Use it! Are you, or a member of your family, on a hospital waiting list? Do you have health insurance? Did you know you might be entitled to immediate treatment at one of Ireland’s twenty private hospitals? Private hospitals throughout Ireland treat patients every day for a wide range of conditions.…