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Ireland's waiting lists are inaccurate

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 15 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:592
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The Republic of Ireland's hospital waiting list system is “flawed, unequitable and in need of re-engineering,” a leaked report from the Harvard Association has said.

    The Irish government should “depoliticise” the waiting list and treat it purely as an ethical issue based on patients' medical needs, according to the report by the group of 50 Harvard graduates—all management specialists, but none of them working in the …

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