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Patrick Kinsella

 

Patrick Kinsella is a journalist, having previously worked for RTE and the BBC, and a former lecturer in the Department of Communications at Dublin City University. He continues to freelance for various publications and has contributed to Dublin Weekend Radio and Radio Ireland.

Health Budget Fictions

Patrick Kinsella 22/05/2019

The new chief of the HSE has made cost-containment his top priority. Taking office in mid-May, Paul Reid’s first act was to order senior health service managers to live within their assigned resources: spending beyond budget is ‘no longer an option’. He gave department heads ten days to report to him with plans to stay on target. Reid told …



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