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Healthcare Group Newsletter, April 2014

AUTHOR(S): Tom Hayes, Rebecca Ryan
PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Healthcare
DATE: 24.04.2014

Welcome to the Healthcare Group's April Newsletter.

This quarter we look at the White Paper on Universal Health Insurance and the radical changes it could mean for Irish healthcare, a High Court damages settlement for a 'near death experience', stem cell research in Ireland and the success of the Dental Complaints Resolution Service.

In this issue:

  • White Paper on Universal Health Insurance outlines radical change to Irish Healthcare
  • High Court awards damages against HSE for a ‘near death experience’ following a hospital delay
  • Reduction of damages where potential defendant not sued
  • Legal Aid for Inquests – giving families access to legal advice
  • Milestone for stem cell research in Ireland
  • What next for the Medical Council?
  • The Dental Complaints Resolution Service explained

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