Monday 20 August 2018

Eilish O'Regan: This quick-fix remedy will do nothing to solve underlying issues in system

Stock image: PA Wire
Stock image: PA Wire
Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

The desperation felt by thousands of public patients on waiting lists who are in failing health and in pain is harrowing.

It makes the debate about the merits of some public hospital staff, including staff such as consultants, being paid on the double to treat a portion of these waiting list patients somewhat dispensable.

If it takes even a modest quota of these patients off the list, where is the harm?

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