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General Publication

The History of Sláintecare

Published: 8 August 2018
From: Department of Health

Under the Programme for a Partnership Government, an All-Party Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare was established in June 2016 to create a cross-party vision for the future of our health and social care services. The Committee sat for almost a year, engaging with stakeholders across the system and published the Sláintecare Report in May 2017.

Sláintecare represents cross-party political consensus on the future of our health and social care services that is unique in the history of the State. The Sláintecare Report advocates for a healthcare system where the majority of services are delivered in the community, where care is safe, timely, and accessible, and access is based on need not ability to pay.

Back to Sláintecare Implementation Strategy .