Maeve Sheehan: Wards face closure as the HSE swings in wind of change
The Health Minister's bold plans have left more questions than answers
Published 27/10/2013 | 01:55
LIKE many utopian ideals, James Reilly's vision for the health service has been strong on rhetoric and short on forensic detail.
Before becoming Minister for Health he talked about a world where, under Fine Gael, hospital waiting lists and the Health Service Executive (HSE) would be no more.
He has promised a system of universal health insurance in which every citizen would have equal access to the best hospital and primary care.