Slides from this conference are now available:
Speakers will present the first results from the Hippocrates projection model of healthcare demand and examine how best to plan for the future Irish healthcare system. Simon Harris, TD, Minister for Health, will open the half-day conference.
8.30: Registration and tea/coffee
9.00: Welcome – Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI
9.10: Opening Address – To be confirmed.
Session 1 – Projections: Population and healthcare demand
Chair: Jim Breslin, Secretary-General, Department of Health
09.30: Projecting demand for Irish healthcare. Maev-Ann Wren (ESRI), Adele Bergin (ESRI), Brendan Walsh (ESRI) and Conor Keegan
Session 2 – Planning for the future
Chair: John Connaghan, Director-General, HSE
11.15: Exploring the impacts of proposed system change. Brendan Walsh (ESRI), Sheelah Connolly (ESRI)
Session 3 – Panel Discussion
Chair: Muiris O’Connor, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health
12.00: Panel discussion regarding planning for the future Irish healthcare system. Steve Thomas (TCD), Phil Ni Sheaghdha (INMO), Colm Henry (HSE), Susan Smith (RCSI)
12.45: Conference close
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