Conference on Planning for the Future Irish Healthcare System
Speakers presented the first results from the Hippocrates projection model of healthcare demand and examine how best to plan for the future Irish healthcare system.
Projections of demand for healthcare in Ireland, 2015-2030: First report from the Hippocrates Model is available to download here.
Registration and tea/coffee
Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI
Session 1 – Projections: Population and healthcare demand
Chair: Jim Breslin, Secretary-General, Department of Health
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
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
Panel discussion regarding planning for the future Irish healthcare system
Steve Thomas (TCD), Phil Ni Sheaghdha (INMO), Colm Henry (HSE), Susan Smith (RCSI)