Ireland : A picture of health

Health appeared as a big issue in the election. A common tendency is to say “sure we cant keep throwing money at it!”

This presumes, of course, that we have been. And we are “we”. Some we’s are spending more. Theres a creeping privatisation at work from the OECD data.

 

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Irish Health Expenditure vs the OECD 2013 -We’re in Red

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