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Health Reform Alliance welcomes Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

The Health Reform Alliance has today welcomed the publication of the Sláintecare Implementation Strategy by the Minister for Health, calling it “an important step on the road to universal healthcare in Ireland”. The Alliance, however, has highlighted the absence of costings in the strategy and called for a commitment for multi-annual funding to be made […]



Health Reform Alliances welcomes Sláintecare recruitment process

The Health Reform Alliance has today welcomed the launch of the public recruitment process for the Executive Director of the Sláintecare Implementation Office. The Alliance of health and social care charities expressed disappointment that the deadline for the establishment of the office has already been missed by six months, but called the process “an important […]


Health Reform Alliance calls for expansion of entitlements in Budget 2018

The Health Reform Alliance has today outlined a number of key areas of investment aimed towards expanding health and social care entitlements. The alliance of health and social care charities has called for investment in ‘cradle to grave’ care that looks after everyone in Ireland. Paul Gordon, co-chair of the Health Reform Alliance said: “In […]


Health Reform Alliance Disappointed at Missed Sláintecare Deadline

Health and Social Care Charities call for Implementation Office to be set up without delay The Health Reform Alliance, a coalition of charities across the health and social care sector, has expressed disappointment as the first landmark deadline of the Sláintecare Report, the establishment of an Implementation Office in the Department of the Taoiseach by […]


Policy Forum update

We at the Health Reform Alliance want to thank everyone who attended our ‘Policy Forum’ on the Future of Healthcare and the Sláintecare Report last Thursday. We were delighted so many of you were able to attend and hope this is reflective of a desire across various stakeholders groups for real change!   We’d also […]


Future of Healthcare Policy Forum – Full programme

The Health Reform Alliance’s ‘Future of Healthcare – Policy Forum’ will take place on Thursday, 29th June from 10am to 12.30pm in the Woodquay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. You can sign up to attend here and if you have any questions about the event or the Health Reform Alliance, please contact info@healthreformalliance.ie. The […]


Sláintecare assessment

The Health Reform Alliance welcomed the recent publication of the Sláintecare report and its recommendations, which we described as an ambitious strategy and a once-in-a-generation opportunity to offer meaningful reform. Our member organisations first came together to seek changes to our health and social care system that ensures: people are treated equally that the system is focused […]


Future of Healthcare Policy Forum – Thursday 29 June at 10am

The Future of Healthcare – Policy Forum The Health Reform Alliance’s ‘Future of Healthcare – Policy Forum’ will take place on Thursday, 29th June from 10am to 12.30pm in the Woodquay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. The Committee on the Future of Healthcare which was established by the Dáil in 2016 with a […]