Leo Varadkar, Laura Magahy, Tom Keane and Simon Harris in July 2018. Photograph: Maxwells

The former Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council chairman has declined to appear before an Oireachtas committee looking into the circumstances s(...)

 Laura Magahy: former executive director of the Sláintecare Programme Implementation Office Slaintecare. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

What is Sláintecare when it’s at home? The best way to think about Sláintecare is as an attempt to fix long-standing problems in the health service b(...)

Members of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council decided on Monday to write to the three leaders seeking the meeting, despite its term of office ending on October 24th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A group advising on Sláintecare is to seek a meeting with the leaders of the three Government parties over its concerns for the future of the health r(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly is also planning a new taskforce to try and tackle waiting lists. Photograph: Collins

The Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council is to be restructured following a series of recent resignations, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly (...)

The Sláintecare process has been thrown into turmoil with the resignation of the two officials leading the reforms. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government is planning several high-profile announcements this month designed to restore confidence in Sláintecare reforms for the health service (...)

Liam Doran, a member of the Sláintecare implementation advisory council. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Members of the Sláintecare implementation advisory council had a “thorough” meeting with HSE chief executive Paul Reid and Department of Health secret(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. Photograph: Laura Hutton

More than three weeks after the two key figures tasked with implementing Sláintecare resigned, the fate of the all-party plan for the future of the he(...)

The cross-party agreed reforms include access based on need and not ability to pay and creation of a single-tier system, rather than public and private. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government has been accused of blaming the Covid-19 pandemic for delays in implementing the Sláintecare health reforms in an ongoing row following(...)

Remaining members of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council are also to ask the Minister for Health  if he will extend the group’s term of office until the end of the year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Key figures in the implementation group for the Sláintecare health reforms are to seek a meeting with top health service officials in the next seven d(...)

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(...)

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