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Health Minister Says Govt. Remains Committed To Implementing Sláintecare.

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Professor Anthony O'Connor quit its implementation advisory council yesterday

The Health Minister insists the government remains committed to implementing universal healthcare - despite the latest Slaintecare resignation.

Professor Anthony O'Connor quit its implementation advisory council yesterday, after two senior members resigned early last month.

The high-profile consultant was disappointed with the pace of the project, but Stephen Donnelly says Sláintecare is still the roadmap for health reform.

Professor Bill Tormey, a consultant in Beaumont Hospital, says the Minister should order a review of the project.


Sinn Féin's health spokesman, David Cullinane, says the Sláintecare council is in crisis.

The Slaintecare programme is being undermined by the resignations, according to a patient advocate.

Stephen McMahon from the Irish Patients Association says they're the ones who are impacted

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