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Minister for Health welcomes fall in waiting lists in 2018 and prioritises further actions in 2019 to improve access for patients

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today welcomed the publication of the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) waiting list numbers. The figures show that the number of patients waiting for an inpatient or day case hospital procedure at the end of December was just over 70,200. While acknowledging there is significant work to be done,

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National Women and Infants Health Programme: Annual Report 2017

The National Women and Infants Health Programme has submitted its 2017 annual report to the Minister for Health, which outlines the progress made to implement the National Maternity Strategy. The report sets out the areas where progress was made in 2017 against the Programme’s strategic priorities for that year. Click here to view or download

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Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Ireland’s health and social care services.

The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and actions to be taken in the first three years of the Sláintecare implementation process. The focus is on establishing the building blocks for a significant shift in the way in which health and social care services are delivered in Ireland.

Read the full Sláintecare Implementation Strategy here.

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