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Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

Creator:

Department of Health (RoI)

Subject Keywords: Wellbeing, Services, Child Health, Social Care, Dental Care, Hospitals
Catalogue: Policy
Policies, Strategies & Action plans
Type: Strategy
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

Sláintecare is the reformation of Ireland’s health system. The Sláintecare Report 2017 represents a fundamental shift, vision and strategic plan for the future direction of the Irish Health Services and sets out a ten year plan for reform with wide ranging recommendations for the future of Healthcare in Ireland comprising five key areas: Population Health Profiling; Entitlements and Access; Integrated Care; Funding; Implementation.  Key recommendations include:

  • Expansion of health and wellbeing and other measures central to providing integrated care,
  • Adequate resourcing of child health and wellbeing services,
  • Reduction and removal of charges,
  • Expansion of primary care, social care, mental healthcare, dentistry, and public hospital activity,
  • Expansion of public hospital activity, including through removal of private care from public hospitals.

The strategic plan sets out four overarching goals with 10 strategic actions. Healthy Ireland remains a focus of health and wellbeing in Ireland within the strategic plan.

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Department of Health (RoI). () Sláintecare Implementation Strategy [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1209147 [Accessed: 19th October 2018].

  

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Department of Health (Ireland)
 
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