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# private-hospitals - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement
# Private Hospitals
# Private Hospitals

All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement

Jan 19th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,260 Views 26 Comments

Until today, the Beacon Hospital had been the only private hospital not to sign up to the deal.

# private-hospitals - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Varadkar's message to private hospitals: 'You need to make your doctors, nurses and ICU beds available in third wave'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Varadkar's message to private hospitals: 'You need to make your doctors, nurses and ICU beds available in third wave'

Jan 7th 2021, 2:16 PM 55,523 Views 57 Comments

The Tánaiste said there are around 300 beds, which he said can scale up with surge capacity to over 400.

# private-hospitals - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

Private hospitals will play a role in the event of a surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations, says HSE boss

Nov 11th 2020, 7:15 AM 14,609 Views 15 Comments

Reid will tell the committee today that waiting lists have stabilised.

# private-hospitals - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

HSE still in talks to secure private hospital capacity amid NPHET warning of potential Covid surge
# Winter Ahead
# Winter Ahead

HSE still in talks to secure private hospital capacity amid NPHET warning of potential Covid surge

Oct 6th 2020, 3:30 PM 15,150 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Health has sanctioned up to €25 million to treat public patients in private hospitals temporarily pending a new arrangement.

# private-hospitals - Monday 6 July, 2020

Minister takes a 'very dim view' of private hospitals profiteering from €275 for Covid-19 test
# Private Hospitals
# Private Hospitals

Minister takes a 'very dim view' of private hospitals profiteering from €275 for Covid-19 test

Updated Jul 6th 2020, 7:34 PM 47,126 Views 72 Comments

Patients are being told they must have the test prior to having treatment at the private hospital.

# private-hospitals - Monday 25 May, 2020

Using all of our health service facilities has helped against Covid-19. Any change to that should be handled carefully
# Opinion
# Opinion

Using all of our health service facilities has helped against Covid-19. Any change to that should be handled carefully

May 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 14,464 Views 23 Comments

Dr Ciarán Ó Riain says the current system is necessary if we are to maintain healthcare for all and protect patients in any future infection waves.

# private-hospitals - Monday 27 April, 2020

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers

Apr 27th 2020, 12:59 PM 36,687 Views 85 Comments

Last month the government reached an agreement with private hospitals to use all of their facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.

# private-hospitals - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Varadkar says €115m per month is an 'accurate estimate' for cost of renting private hospitals
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Varadkar says €115m per month is an 'accurate estimate' for cost of renting private hospitals

Apr 16th 2020, 6:39 PM 26,419 Views 147 Comments

Minister Simon Harris plans to publish the deal the government struck with the private hospitals.

# private-hospitals - Monday 6 April, 2020

Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts
# Frontline
# Frontline

Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts

Apr 6th 2020, 4:18 PM 56,876 Views 55 Comments

Consulting rooms of those who sign the HSE contract will have to shut to current and future private outpatients.

# private-hospitals - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals

Mar 25th 2020, 1:34 PM 36,565 Views 76 Comments

Private hospitals will act as part of the public health system for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, but the exact details are yet to be confirmed.

# private-hospitals - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Private hospitals will be made public for duration of coronavirus pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Private hospitals will be made public for duration of coronavirus pandemic

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 5:05 PM 93,605 Views 82 Comments

The State will take control of all private hospital facilities.

# private-hospitals - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan
# Standard Of Care
# Standard Of Care

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan

Dec 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,241 Views 6 Comments

The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.

# private-hospitals - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

Jan 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 21,983 Views 91 Comments

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

# private-hospitals - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
# Flu Epidemic
# Flu Epidemic

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Oct 19th 2016, 7:53 AM 15,604 Views 67 Comments

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.