Talks on a new GP contract between IMO and health officials could see the delivery of optional chronic disease management…
Cancer Trials Ireland has highlighted that due to funding cuts of €750,000 per year it has not been able to…
Further screening resources required immediately to help combat carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) have not yet been provided by the Department of…
NAGP Council member Dr Brid Walsh has called into question the statement by the IMO about progress in GP contract negotiations, which was released before the Association’s national protest in Dublin today.
The cost of reimbursements under the EU Cross-Border Directive (CBD) almost tripled last year, as close to €12 million was paid out in patient care reimbursements, HSE figures reveal.
GPs have criticised the HSE and Government following the latest development in the CervicalCheck controversy in which cervical smear samples did not undergo secondary HPV testing within the recommended timeframe.
Over 100 individual complaints from new-entrant consultants against the Department of Health over “pay discrimination” have been lodged, the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has told this newspaper.
NAGP members have voted by a slim margin to accept the proposed fee for using new Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) illness benefit forms (MED1).
Almost half of Irish GPs feel they are ineffective in helping patients to reduce alcohol consumption, according to the results of a newly published survey.
Failures in consultant recruitment are directly impacting patients, IMO President Dr Peadar Gilligan has warned.
The NAGP is supporting a “mass protest” of GPs outside Dáil Éireann on Wednesday 6 February.
Minister for Health Simon Harris has today announced eight new appointees to the board of the HSE.