Labour's health spokesperson, Alan Kelly, says the Minister was wrong to make such a major announcement after the Dáil recess
The idea is to give more power and autonomy to individuals in the health service at a local level.
Area A takes in the north east of the country, Cavan and Monaghan, North Dublin, Meath, Louth.
Area B takes in Westmeath, Longford, Offaly, Laois, Kildare and parts of Dublin and Wicklow.
Area C focuses on the south and south east area including Tipperary South, Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, Wicklow and part of South Dublin.
Counties Kerry and Cork make up area D, while Area E is comprised of Limerick and Tipperary and Clare.
Area F covers Mayo and Galway, Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon.