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Robin Swann says waiting lists plan faces some political resistance

Health Minister Robin Swann has said he faces challenges from some assembly colleagues over parts of his plan to cut Northern Ireland's waiting lists. On Tuesday, Mr Swann set out a roadmap for long hospital waiting lists to be "banished" by 2026. More than 330,000 people are on some form...
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Robin Swann unveils five-year plan to clear waiting lists

Long hospital waiting lists in Northern Ireland are to be banished by March 2026, according to a roadmap set out by Health Minister Robin Swann. More than 330,000 people are on some form of hospital waiting list in Northern Ireland. The new elective care framework proposes a £700m investment over...
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Covid-19: Robin Swann says 2019 normality a long way off

"Normality, as we knew it in 2019, is still some way off," the health minister has said. The remarks by Robin Swann were in a briefing document from the Department of Health to the NI Executive. Mr Swann said Northern Ireland is "not yet at a point where we can...
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Robin Swann: NI health system in 'big trouble'

Northern Ireland's health minister has told his party the health service is in "big trouble". Robin Swann said fixing it would require "unprecedented collective action from the executive". The warning, made in a speech to Ulster Unionist assembly members, comes as emergency departments across Northern Ireland face severe pressure for...