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€20m funding announced for 122 Sláintecare projects

By sa | Sep 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has announced the successful applicants for the €20 million Sláintecare Integration Fund. Over 477 projects…

GP emigration rate has halved in past two years

By sa | Sep 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

An ICGP survey of GP trainees and recent graduates (2014-2018) has found that while 35 per cent of GPs trainees…

New alliance aimed at improving vaccination rates launched

By sa | Sep 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has launched the ‘vaccine alliance’ aimed at boosting the uptake of childhood vaccines and reducing…

Model of care for urology proposes radical change in treatment delivery

By sa | Sep 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A model of care for the treatment of urological conditions in Ireland was launched today at Roscommon University Hospital (RUH)…

Medical Council launches new statement of strategy

By sa | Sep 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Medical Council has today published its Statement of Strategy for 2019 to 2023. Since its appointment in June of…

Replacing outdated equipment identified as priority under capital plan

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

A total of €39.5 million is being allocated to the HSE’s National Equipment Replacement Programme in 2019, according to the…

Medical Council updates section on conscientious objection in ethical guide

By sa | Aug 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Medical Council has today issued an updated edition of its Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical…

Communication most common reason for complaints – Council’s annual report

By sa | Aug 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly one-in-five complaints about doctors in 2018 related to communication, according to the Medical Council’s annual report. This is in…

Alliance of Family Doctors and Unite reach agreement

By sa | Aug 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Alliance of Family Doctors (AFD) and the Unite union have come to an agreement regarding GP representation. The AFD…

HSE launches HPV vaccination programme for all first year secondary school students

By sa | Aug 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE has launched the 2019/20 schools HPV vaccine programme. The HPV vaccine is now being given to all first year students in…

New consultant appointments should be to public-only contract –report

By sa | Aug 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

All new consultant appointments should be to a Sláintecare Consultant Contract that would allow only public activity in public hospitals,…

IMO says Government has ‘utterly failed’ to provide resourced health system

By sa | Aug 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Government needs to “act urgently before further damage is done”  to the health system the IMO President Dr Padraig…

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