Question to the Minister for Health (Dr. Leo Varadkar, TD)
To ask the Minister for Health the policy with regard to hospital consultants seeing private patients at public clinics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Jerry Buttimer
For WRITTEN ANSWER on Wednesday, 4 March 2015.
Consultant Contract 2008 provides that a common waiting list operated by the public hospital will apply to both public and private patients undergoing diagnostic investigations, tests and procedures (including radiology and laboratory procedures) on an out-patient basis in public hospitals (including referrals from General Practitioners).