Category Archives: Health and care services

A healthy challenge

As progress is made on devising Sláintecare, a 10-year plan for reforming the health service, eolas analyses some of the key challenges facing Health Minister Simon Harris, TD. One of the most...

Value driven care: are you ready?

Mapping a course to value-driven care will require an intricate combination of total patient centricity, a holistic approach to operations, the implementation of new technologies, increased transparency and an energetic organisational culture....

Building on a legacy

Following the resignation of the HSE’s Chief Information Officer Richard Corbridge, eolas magazine speaks with interim-replacement Jane Carolan about her vision for the role. As head of IT for the HSE, the...

Transforming Home Care in Ireland

As several headwinds batter the homecare sector, Micheal Harty, Director of Home Care Direct, advocates long-term reform which will extend beyond sticking-plaster solutions. Mirroring approaches in the UK and elsewhere, the agency...

Brexit and all-island health

The uncertainty surrounding Brexit and its implications for health across the island is one of the lesser talked about but potentially most serious effects of the decision of Britain to leave the...