Independent EU candidate campaigning on healthcare reform platform

An independent candidate in the European Elections says the Sláintecare plan won’t be enough to fix the Irish health service.

Olive O’Connor, who’s from Ballinrobe in Mayo, is campaigning on a platform of improving healthcare. She’s part of the ‘Families Speak Out’ group, which is a movement of parents and health advocates.

Olive has four daughters who have chronic health conditions and her husband had a stroke in his early 40s. Speaking on The Joe Finnegan Show today, she said the Sláintecare report is flawed because there aren’t the services there to support it: