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GPs ‘should reject’ under-sixes scheme regardless of fee – NAGP

By sa | Mar 3, 2015 |

The NAGP has reiterated its call on GPs to refuse to sign up to the proposed under-sixes scheme “on ethical grounds”. Its statement follows media reports that GPs would be paid €100 a year per child under the scheme.

Media reports ‘wide of the mark’ – IMO

By sa | Mar 3, 2015 |

The IMO has said that negotiations with the HSE and Department of Health are ongoing in respect of the provision of GP services for children under the age of six.

Dr Len O’Hagan to chair cross-border cardiac treatment initiative

By sa | Mar 3, 2015 |

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Northern Ireland Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Jim Wells MLA have announced that Dr Len O’Hagan of the RCPI, will take a leading role in a new all-island initiative to treat congenital heart disease.

GPs ‘should reject’ under-sixes scheme regardless of fee – NAGP

By sa | Mar 3, 2015 |

The NAGP has reiterated its call on GPs to refuse to sign up to the proposed under-sixes scheme “on ethical grounds”. Its statement follows media reports that GPs would be paid €100 a year per child under the scheme.

Dr Len O’Hagan to chair cross-border cardiac treatment initiative

By sa | Mar 3, 2015 |

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Northern Ireland Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Jim Wells MLA have announced that Dr Len O’Hagan of the RCPI, will take a leading role in a new all-island initiative to treat congenital heart disease.

HSE launches major survey of MSM population

By sa | Mar 2, 2015 |

The HSE has announced the launch of a major survey of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ireland.

HSE launches major survey of MSM population

By sa | Mar 2, 2015 |

The HSE has announced the launch of a major survey of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ireland.

IHF calls for prevention focus on medical school curricula

By sa | Feb 27, 2015 |

The Chair of the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) Council on Cardiovascular Disease (CDV) Prevention has called for a greater ‘prevention focus’ on medical school curricula.

IHF calls for prevention focus on medical school curricula

By sa | Feb 27, 2015 |

The Chair of the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) Council on Cardiovascular Disease (CDV) Prevention has called for a greater ‘prevention focus’ on medical school curricula.

Hosting of European GP conference leaves ‘Irish imprint’

By sa | Feb 26, 2015 |

Ireland’s hosting of the Vasco da Gama Movement (VdGM) Forum, a prestigious two-day conference for new and future European GPs, will leave an “imprint” on Irish general practice, the VdGM President has told the Medical Independent (MI).

Telemedicine does not meet standards of best GP provision-ICGP

By sa | Feb 26, 2015 |

The ICGP warned today that the exclusive use of telemedicine for first time consultations with patients, while convenient “is something patients should only consider with full appreciation of the inherent risks involved”.

Hosting of European GP conference leaves ‘Irish imprint’

By sa | Feb 26, 2015 |

Ireland’s hosting of the Vasco da Gama Movement (VdGM) Forum, a prestigious two-day conference for new and future European GPs, will leave an “imprint” on Irish general practice, the VdGM President has told the Medical Independent (MI).

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