Fianna Fáil TD Stephen Donnelly (top) Larry Goodman Above left) and Denis O’Brien
Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly says we are paying €150 million a month for hospitals we are currently not using. He says it is now time to cancel the contract with private hospitals. | Follow live #coronavirus updates: https://t.co/bgB6t1Zbkx pic.twitter.com/m9kslH5NNn
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) May 14, 2020
Fianna Fail TD Stephen Donnelly pursues the governmetn the cost of leasing private hospitals during Covid-19.
In April, the state paid €115 million for mostly unused private beds from the Bon Secours health group,, Denis O’Brien’s Beacon Medical Group and Larry Goodman’s Galway Clinic among others.
In The Dáil last week, RISE TD Paul Murphy TD raised the discrepancy between the €44,000 paid per bed in Ireland and the €10,000 paid per bed in Britain.
Last week: €44,000 Paid Per Private Bed In April