About the NTPF

The NTPF is a corporate body with functions and responsibilities as set out under Statutory Instrument 179 - National Treatment Purchase Fund (Establishment) Order, 2004 and the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act (2009). 

All public hospitals have the responsibility to ensure they meet the maximum waiting time guarantees for their patients. For patients requiring admission to hospital these are:

  • Maintaining an 8 month maximum wait time target for adults
  • Maintaining a 20 week maximum wait time target for paediatrics
  • Maintaining a 13 week maximum wait time target for GI endoscopy

The maximum waiting time target for a first out-patient appointment is:

  • Maintaining a 12 month maximum wait time target

NTPF Senior Management Team

Jim O'Sullivan, CEO
David Allen, Director of Finance
Liz Lottering, Audit and Quality Assurance Manager, and Board Secretary
Brian Parsons, Head of ICT

Phone number: +3531 6427 101