Focus on quality in healthcare in Ireland.

  title={Focus on quality in healthcare in Ireland.},
  author={Chris G. Collins and Pauline Joyce},
  journal={International journal of health care quality assurance},
  volume={21 2},
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to summarise the recent debates and issues on the healthcare system in Ireland, which have come to the fore through media exposure. The implications for these debates on quality are suggested and questions are raised to stimulate further debate. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH Recent reports and media opinion articles are reviewed in the light of the health reform programme and the increased prosperity due to the Celtic Tiger era in Ireland. FINDINGS The… CONTINUE READING

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