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Govt private hospital deal: Have you had surgery or an appointment postponed?

There are growing calls that Government revisit the deal with private hospitals that was agreed...

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15.11 30 Apr 2020


Govt private hospital deal: Have you had surgery or an appointment postponed?


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15.11 30 Apr 2020


There are growing calls that Government revisit the deal with private hospitals that was agreed in preparation for a surge in Covid-19 patients. Critics of the deal say it is not good value for taxpayers money – about €115 million a month. Has this  deal impacted on you in any way? Have you had surgery or an appointment postponed? Ciara chats to Professor Michael O'Keefe, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Mater Private Hospital and Beacon Hospital in Dublin, and hears from listeners 

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