As a party committed to cherishing all the children of the nation equally, Sinn Féin believes addressing the continued inequalities in health and in access to healthcare requires a radical republican approach underpinned by rights-based governance.
Our vision is of a seamless all-Ireland health service based on universal public provision – that is, one that provides full equality of access, and that is free at the point of delivery as of right.
Sinn Féin has resolved to create a democratically accountable national health service that is responsive to the diverse health needs of the population as a whole, and that is flexible enough to provide the highest quality care appropriate to the needs of each individual.
Sinn Féin’s goal is to create a United Ireland based on social justice, equality and democratic accountability, where health is not determined by wealth – nor by place of residence, gender or any other social status. As Irish republicans, our inspiration to make health a national priority stems from the… Read more