Health Minister's job now seems to be telling us all what he can't deliver
Published 09/02/2016 | 02:30
Good news everyone. Patients languishing on trolleys are not a sign of a broken health service - they're actually an ingenious ploy to boost staff productivity.
That's according to the Minister for Distancing Himself from Health, Leo Varadkar, who claimed that providing hospitals with extra beds and resources would not solve overcrowding problems.
"When a hospital is very crowded, there will be a real push to make sure people get their X-rays, get their tests and, you know, 'let's get them out in four days'.