Setting the Scene
The Healthcare environment in Ireland is a complicated and multifaceted one. Two of the key drivers which set the scene are the published or official position in relation to the Irish situation and the external (non-official) catalysts.
Recent Reports / Publications
These publications comprise of evaluations of the status quo and make proposals for the future.
- Quality and Fairness - Health Strategy
- Hanly Report
- Prospectus Report
- Health Service Reform Programme
- Hannley report
External - Influences and Challenges
These external influences art constantly interacting and influencing the situation.
- Public Perception
- Quality Legislation
The scene is set by a combination of the published position and the external catalysts where the only constant is change. A major reform programme is about to start and the road map has yet to be clearly defined.