Rude Health II: Pay for health, not sickness

Posted in Articles by saraburke on September 27, 2010

This is my second column in Punt magazine. See other posts for info on Punt and Rude Health I.

Why does Irish health system incentivise sickness rather than well-being? (more…)

Travellers’ lives as short as some in developing countries

Posted in Blog by saraburke on September 4, 2010

On 2 September, Minister Mary Harney launched the first ever All Ireland Traveller Health Study. The minister herself acknowledged that there was ‘no good news’ in terms of Travellers’ life expectancy. (more…)