Minister for Health  James Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has agreed in principle to the introduction of universal health insurance by 2019 on condition(...)

‘Money follows the patient” was one of the buzz terms of the last general election campaign as the then Fine Gael opposition announced again and again(...)

Image from the Government’s consultation document on Money Follows the Patient, which illustrates the model that is going to be introduced.

A new system of funding public hospitals in Ireland is to be introduced by January 2014 that promises to be fairer, more efficient and more transparen(...)

 Dr James Reilly. Photograph: Eric Luke

The coalition Government has embarked upon one of the most radical programmes of healthcare reform since the formation of the UK’s NHS in 1948. Our go(...)