Appointment Of Director For Sláintecare ‘Step In Right Direction’

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Clare’s Independent TD has described the appointment of a new executive director of the Sláintecare health reform programme as a ‘step in the right direction’.

But Dr Michael Harty insists Laura Magahy must be given robust duties in the role to ensure that the programme progresses quickly.

It’s now over a year since the much-lauded plan was launched by the government and Dr Harty has been a regular critic of the pace of rolling out the reforms.

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He says it’s crucial now that the new executive lead is given space to implement the recommendations of the 10-year plan for health: