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.…

€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…