Unpublished major review reveals flaws in waiting list reporting

By Paul Mulholland | September 19, 2019

A major report has found Ireland compares poorly internationally on publication of waiting list data, the Medical Independent (MI) understands.  Following the RTÉ Investigates documentary ‘Living on the List’, which found flaws in waiting list data, the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) commissioned Trinity College Dublin to review international best practice for…

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