In her letter of resignation, Sláintecare executive director Laura Magahy said there had been ‘slow progress’ in the areas of regionalisation, eHealth and waiting lists. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sláintecare executive director Laura Magahy said there had been “slow progress” in “three key areas requiring dedicated, focused, reform effort” in he(...)

The Minister noted the ‘16,000 additional health professionals from the level we had pre Covid to the position at the end of this year and over 10,000 of those have been recruited’. File photograph: Getty

Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath has defended the Government’s commitment to Sláintecare and said he has not witnessed any institutiona(...)

Members of the committee have submitted a series of questions to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly ahead of a scheduled meeting next week. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

Members of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Committee (SIAC) have asked Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly to set out details on the backgrou(...)

Leo Varadkar, Laura Magahy, Tom Keane and Simon Harris  at the announcement of Ms Magahy’s appointment as executive director of the Sláintecare programme office in July 2018. Photograph: Maxwells

The backdrop to the sudden resignation of two key figures involved in the Sláintecare programme, Laura Magahy and Prof Tom Keane, would appear to be f(...)

Laura Magahy, executive director of the Sláintecare programme office, resigned earlier this week. File photograph: The Irish Times

Senior figures associated with the Sláintecare health reforms plans were unhappy at delays by Government in implementing proposed radical changes to H(...)

The sudden resignation of two of the key figures involved in the Sláintecare project – the executive director of the Sláintecare programme office Laura Magahy (above) and the chairman of the Slaintecare Implementation Advisory Committee Prof Tom Keane – is cause for concern. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

The Sláintecare reforms are the only game in town in terms of changing the way the health service is structured and run. The plan has the backing of a(...)

‘Fundamental review needed’ of what needed to be done for Sláintecare to be achieved

Former HSE chief Tony O’Brien said the “significant” resignation of two key members of the management team of Sláintecare was an indicator of fundamen(...)

The Department of Health insisted the Government was more committed than ever before to implementing the Sláintecare programme of reform

The chairman of the group appointed by Government to advise on implementing the Sláintecare healthcare reforms resigned due to apparent unhappiness ov(...)

Laura Magahy, executive director of the Sláintecare programme office,  was the public face of the Sláintecare reform plan.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Department of Health on Wednesday insisted that the Government was more committed than ever to delivering the radical reforms for the health servi(...)