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The impact of austerity on the health workforce and the achievement of human resources for health policies in Ireland (2008–2014)
Williams, Des; Thomas, Steve
The global economic crisis saw recessionary conditions in most EU countries. Ireland’s severe recession produced pro-cyclical health spending cuts. Yet, human resources for health (HRH) are the most critical of inputs into a health system and an important economic driver. The aim of this article is to evaluate how the Irish health system coped with austerity in relation to HRH and whether austerity allowed and/or facilitated the implementation of HRH policy
Keyword(s): HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; HEALTH ECONOMICS
Publication Date:
2017
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Human Resources for Health
Related Link(s): http://human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12960-017-0230-3
First Indexed: 2017-10-10 07:40:24 Last Updated: 2018-03-13 06:50:32