Health Management Costs 'Lowest in UK' Ulster Leading Way on Value for Money, Says Survey
Byline: KAREN QUINN
MANAGEMENT costs in Northern Ireland's health service are the lowest in the UK, it was revealed yesterday.
An independent study also claimed that the proposed shake-up of the Province's health-care system is unlikely to make any significant savings in management costs.
The report, which examines organisational costs in the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, has been written by management consultants MSA Ferndale and was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Services (NICON).
It reveals that, out of every pounds 1,000 spent on health and social services in Northern …
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Publication information: Article title: Health Management Costs 'Lowest in UK' Ulster Leading Way on Value for Money, Says Survey. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland). Publication date: June 25, 2003. Page number: 7. © 2006 Johnston Publishing Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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