Does Ireland Need the Constitutional Right to Health?

Why should health professionals have to shout from the rooftops that their patients may be harmed or die because they are under resourced/funded? Why should patients or carers (often sick themselves) have to set up their own advocacy groups out of serious concerns for themselves or their loved ones? Why should ordinary people have to march for the homeless and the most vulnerable of our society? Imagine if charities, unions or voluntary groups did not have to compete with one another so that they could get better access to health services; recruit/retain more doctors, nurses or consultants or reduce waitingRead More…