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Ireland. Department of Health. (2022) Sláintecare action plan 2022. Dublin: Department of Health.

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Sláintecare works to deliver a safe, health and social care service that meets the needs of our growing population, and attracts and retains the very best healthcare clinicians, managers, and staff. It is about access, affordability and quality -the Right Care, at the Right Place, delivered at the Right Time by the Right Team. The 2022 Sláintecare Action Plan sets out the ongoing priorities to improve our health and social care services.

The main areas of focus this year include:

  • addressing waiting lists
  • further developments in shifting care to the Community
  • further investment in innovation, enhanced capacity and access to care
  • implementing digital and eHealth solutions in line with Government’s recently published national digital framework “Harnessing Digital”
  • introducing the Sláintecare Consultant Contract
  • progressing the National Elective Ambulatory Strategy through the provision of new elective capacity in Cork, Dublin and Galway
  • the realignment of acute and community services via Regional Health Areas
Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
June 2022
35 p.
Department of Health
Corporate Creators
Ireland. Department of Health
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