Take a close look at FG health plan
Published 04/02/2011 | 05:00
THERE has been little formal debate of Fine Gael's plan for our health service, as outlined in 'Fair Care' the Fine Gael blueprint for health-sector reform.
Perhaps the most striking element of this plan is the introduction of mandatory health insurance for all citizens, in keeping with the Dutch model.
In a recent article in the Medical Times, Dr James Reilly, FG health spokesman, announced that he and Fine Gael are in talks with a foreign-based insurance company with an interest in the Irish market