Interviews with women confirmed that they prefer harvesting NTPFs
and swidden agriculture to practicing permanent field agriculture.
Data from the National Treatment Purchase Fund NTPF
was also provided via the PMU.
Third-party certification and the SF1 program are now serving as a primary vehicle for these firms to regain public confidence in how they manage their own forestland s as well as the increasingly strategic NTPFs
The only way I can see the NTPF
making the sort of savings required is by decreasing the volume of patients it sees.
Patients waiting longer than three months for a colonoscopy can contact the NTPF
directly at 1890 720 820 to see if they are eligible for treatment.
said it could provide private treatment for many of the child patients on public waiting lists at Crumlin and other hospitals if the hospitals fully co-operated with it.
spokesman said: "For the number of patients treated at between EUR3,200 and EUR3,500 each it represents very good value.
Ms Harney said: "I don't believe there is any hospital in the country that would have treated 36,000 patients last year for the budget that we give to the NTPF
was set up by the Government six years ago to tackle waiting lists by buying up spare capacity in private hospitals at home or abroad for public patients.
The report found almost 4,000 patients were treated under the NTPF
by a consultant who also had these patients on his public waiting list.
To refer them to the NTPF
National Treatment Purchase Fund gives patients themselves the option for treatment.
Despite this the NTPF
has never been available to mental health patients.