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Radio bluff exposes how little Enda knows about health

Posted in Uncategorized by saraburke on September 15, 2014

Opinion from the Irish Independent on 13 September 2014

Enda Kenny gets most of the sound bites right when it comes to government health policy. He repeatedly mentioned “keeping patients at the centre” and the “need to reform” in his interview with Cathal MacCoille on yesterday’s ‘Morning Ireland’.

But the minute the Taoiseach is probed in any detail on health matters, he flounders and his utter lack of understanding is revealed. (more…)

Continued slashing of health budget may yet bring down this Government

Posted in Articles by saraburke on May 26, 2014

See below for post-election analysis from Irish Independent on 26 May 2014.

FIFTY-SEVEN per cent of voters cited the removal of discretionary medical cards as the main reason for their fury with the Government last Friday. Anger about medical cards came ahead of water charges and property tax in the RTE exit poll. (more…)

Pre-election government guff won’t ease medical card issue

Posted in Articles by saraburke on May 22, 2014

See below analysis from Irish Independent, published on 22 May 2014.¬† (more…)

Haddington Road savings used to mop up increased demand and cut backs

Posted in Articles by saraburke on May 1, 2014

See here Medical¬†Independent¬†column from 1 May 2014 (more…)