Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Public Accounts Committee

Special Report No. 83 of the Comptroller and Auditor General: Managing Elective Day Surgery

12:10 pm

Dr. Tony O'Connell:

As most of the procedures currently carried out as day cases are at the simpler end of the spectrum of procedures, historically the patients would only have stayed overnight. The saving is usually only one night's stay.