Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1902)

Jack Chambers

Question:

1902. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Health the number of staff in the Sláintecare unit; the job description of each staff member; the grade of each staff member; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34322/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Sláintecare Programme Implementation Office (SPIO) has a staff of 16.  This is broken down into 1 Executive Director, 3 Principal Officers, 4 Assistant Principal Officers, 3 Administrative Officers, 1 Higher Executive Officer and 4 Executive Officers.

Overall direction of SPIO lies with the Executive Director. The three Principal Officers oversee and drive the reform initiatives of the four workstreams detailed in the Sláintecare Action Plan. The Assistant Principal Officers provide programme management and financial management expertise. The Administrative Officers, the Higher Executive Officer and the Executive Officers all provide assistance in overseeing the deliverables of the Action Plan and work across the four workstreams.  

Questions Nos. 1903 to 1906, inclusive, answered with Question No. 1896.