Can people power also rescue the health service?

Social studies lecturer in IT Tralee Colm O'Doherty argues that a 'movement of people' could bring about change in the health service.

Citizens could combine to create a people powered health movement – using what’s happened at Apollo House as inspiration.  That's the view of Colm O'Doherty, who spoke to George Hook on High Noon today.

He claims that citizen power is needed to drive change in the healthcare system.  He says that the Health Service has been largely shaped by politicians, health professionals and religious organisations through the years, and a bottom up approach is needed.

George isn't so sure.

Listen to the full interview by clicking below.