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PCRS payments rise to €3 billion in 2019

By Niamh Cahill | Sep 30, 2020 |

The HSE Primary Care Reimbursement Service (PCRS) made total payments and reimbursements of €3 billion last year, according to the…

IMO seeks ‘early return’ to negotiations on public health status

By David Lynch | Sep 29, 2020 |

The IMO has called for negotiations on the introduction of consultant status for public health specialists to begin as “soon…

RCQPS COVID-19 funding awarded for quality and patient safety research

By sa | Sep 29, 2020 |

The Research Collaborative in Quality and Patient Safety (RCQPS) has awarded four projects funding totalling of €560,000 for new health…

HIQA establishes Covid-19 Expert Advisory Group to support evidence-based response

By sa | Sep 29, 2020 |

HIQA has announced details of its new structures to provide evidence-based advice and support to the National Public Health Emergency…

New private deal should not ‘fracture’ consultant-patient relationship – IHCA

By David Lynch | Sep 29, 2020 |

Local involvement and maintaining the “consultant and patient” relationship are two of the most important elements in any new deal…

Growth in registered specialists welcomed by Medical Council

By sa | Sep 29, 2020 |

The “continued growth” of doctors registered in the specialist division in 2019 has been welcomed by the Medical Council, in…

IHCA concerned Winter Plan does not address consultant vacancies

By sa | Sep 24, 2020 |

The IHCA has expressed concern that the HSE’s Winter Plan 2020/20201 contains no clear allocation of funding to hire additional…

IMO ‘disappointed’ by HSE Winter Plan

By sa | Sep 24, 2020 |

The IMO has said it is “disappointed” with the HSE’s Winter Plan.  Dr Padraig McGarry, President of the IMO, said…

HIQA inspection reports finds non-compliance in 20 centres

By sa | Sep 24, 2020 |

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has today published 36 inspection reports on residential centres for older people. According…

HSE Winter Plan announced

By sa | Sep 24, 2020 |

The HSE’s Winter Plan 2020/20201 has been supported with an allocation of €600 million, it has been announced. It is…

Prof Mary Horgan re-elected as RCPI President

By sa | Sep 22, 2020 |

Infectious diseases specialist, Prof Mary Horgan, has been re-elected by Fellows of the RCPI as President to serve a second…

IHCA calls for 2k more inpatient/day-case beds

By sa | Sep 21, 2020 |

The IHCA has called for the “urgent opening” of 2,000 additional inpatient/day-case hospital beds in its pre-Budget submission published today.…

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HIQA establishes Covid-19 Expert Advisory Group to support evidence-based response

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