Leo spends his political capital on health policy
Varadkar is combining the mind of a doctor with the instincts of a politician, writes Fionnan Sheahan
Assess, act, explain.
Leo Varadkar is said by associates to be putting the basics of his practical medical training to good use in his new role. The Health Minister may have the mind of a doctor, but he has instincts of a politician - unlike his predecessor.
The style with which he parked the rollout of Universal Health Insurance this week is in keeping with his approach.