Charlie Rich

Behind Closed Doors

Laois Student Leading €100,000 Study Into Public And Private Homecare

His focus is on the gaps between a HSE worker and the private care worker.

A Laois student is leading a €100,000 study comparing public and private homecare in Ireland. 

Nicholas O'Neill's findings include a €173 million jump in money allocated to private providers by the HSE over a 15 year period. 

The 25 year old from Abbeyleix says the tendering process during the period was to blame:

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