Friday 19 January 2018

Is this the end of trolley gridlock?

The NHSS was meant to be reviewed in 2012
The NHSS was meant to be reviewed in 2012
Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

will it work? The launch of yet another blueprint to tackle trolley gridlock is inevitably being met with a strong degree of caution.

There is a whole library full of reports, not to mention the hugely expensive Special Delivery Unit and overseas gurus which have cost us millions of euro.

But this crisis plan may have a better chance of some success than the rest. The funding of €74m is definitely substantial and it will be exclusively used to provide long-term and short-stay beds for the hundreds of patients who need discharge.

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