STREAM 2

 

The Big Challenge: Disentangling private care from public hospitals

It will be complex, costly and take years… will it ever happen?

 

11.20

Welcome from the Chair

Simon Nugent

Simon Nugent

Former CEO, Private Hospitals Association

11:25

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  

Private practice in public hospitals: Recommendations from the Independent Review

How can it be done? What are the timescales and the impact of such a radical move for Ireland’s health service?

 

 

Dr. Donal deBuitleir

Dr. Donal deBuitleir

Chairman of the Independent Review to examine the removal of private practice from public hospitals

11:50

Funding perspective:

How will we pay for such a radical change in Irish healthcare?

 

Dr. Brian Turner

Dr. Brian Turner

Lecturer in Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, UCC.

12:15

Q&A with speakers

12:25

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Re-imagining the private sector’s involvement in providing healthcare in the future

Martin Varley

Martin Varley

Secretary General, Irish Hospital Consultants Association

Colette Cowan

Colette Cowan

Chief Executive Officer, UL Hospitals Group

Teresa Kelly-Oroz

Teresa Kelly-Oroz

Head of Public Policy & Governance, Irish Life

1:15

Lunch

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Plenary Agenda

STREAM 1: Regional re-organisation

STREAM 3: Healthcare Innovation