Privatisation costs


"Privatising healthcare is a costly business. Increasing privatisation in Ireland has coincided with an increase in health spending of, on average, 8.8 per cent per annum between 2000 and 2006 – the second-highest rate of increase in theiv thirty OECD countries, after Korea".

You can read the rest of Gerry Burke's editorial in the Irish Medical Times here.

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