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Core fee to GPs of €15 confirmed for all quadrivalent flu vaccines – PCRS

By Valerie Ryan | Oct 22, 2021 |

A core fee of €15 is to be maintained for all quadrivalent influenza vaccinations administered by GPs in the 2021/22…

ICGP to implement new training model after successful transfer

By Valerie Ryan | Oct 22, 2021 |

Efforts towards implementing a National GP Training Programme, as outlined in the GP Training Task Force Report (March 2019), will…

Historic day for Irish general practice as transfer of GP training from HSE to ICGP approved by board

By Reporter | Oct 19, 2021 |

Effective from midnight 18 October 2021, the full responsibility for general practice training has transferred to the ICGP, as the…

Further improvements in governance ‘needed at Letterkenny University Hospital to safeguard women’ – HIQA

By Reporter | Oct 14, 2021 |

HIQA has said further improvements are needed in the governance and management of gynaecology services at Letterkenny University Hospital, Co…

NCCP urges people to act early on potential signs of cancer

By Reporter | Oct 14, 2021 |
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The HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is urging people to act early on potential signs of cancer, as research…

Increase in capacity priority before extension of free GP care – IMO

By Valerie Ryan | Oct 13, 2021 |

The need for more capacity in general practice, with services under extreme pressure due to increased demand, has been underlined…

Capacity expansion and consultant appointments are crucial to care provision – IHCA

By Reporter | Oct 12, 2021 |

The IHCA has welcomed the Budget 2022 provision of an additional €1 billion for core health expenditure. The figure includes…

IMO responds to Budget announcements on healthcare

By Reporter | Oct 12, 2021 |

The IMO has said it “acknowledges” additional funding in health announced in Budget 2022 but warns it will not be…

HSE’s proposed definitions of ‘patient safety incident’ and ‘harm’ could undermine open disclosure – MPS

By Reporter | Oct 12, 2021 |

The HSE’s proposed definition of a ‘patient safety incident’ and ‘harm’ are too broad and could risk undermining the concept…

Minister keen for new consultant contract to be agreed ‘within weeks’

By David Lynch | Oct 9, 2021 |

Minister for Health  Stephen Donnelly told the IHCA annual conference this morning that he would like to see a new…

Rebuilding ‘trust’ and ongoing contract talks to feature at IHCA conference

By Reporter | Oct 8, 2021 |

Trust between healthcare workers and health management and the ongoing talks on a new consultant contract are expected to feature…

Reassuring findings from Ireland’s largest prospective study on Long Covid and heart health

By Reporter | Oct 7, 2021 |

Findings from Ireland’s largest prospective study on Long Covid and heart health show a high proportion of participants presented with…

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