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Options for ‘service expansion’ of test and trace model being considered – HSE

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 20, 2020 |

The HSE’s Future Operating Model for Test and Trace has been presented to the HSE Board, with further work “now…

Irish Doctors Choir support MSF Covid-19 Crisis Fund

By sa | Oct 19, 2020 |

On Sunday 29 of November at 7.30 pm, the Irish Doctors Choir will live-stream their autumn concert to raise money for MSF Covid-19 Crisis Fund. …

Medical scientists vote to ballot for industrial action if progress not made on pay dispute

By sa | Oct 19, 2020 |

Medical scientists have voted at their AGM to ballot for industrial action if early progress is not made on a…

EXCLUSIVE: Private hospitals set to reject additional capacity proposal

By Niamh Cahill | Oct 16, 2020 |

Several private healthcare providers look set to reject a HSE “safety net” proposal seeking additional capacity in private hospitals in…

‘Crucial’ that specialist training continues during Covid-19 crisis – RCSI President

By sa | Oct 14, 2020 |

It is “crucial” that specialist training proceeds through the Covid-19/winter crisis, the President of RCSI has urged. Supplementary funding to…

New blood test predicts which Covid-19 patients will develop severe infection

By sa | Oct 14, 2020 |

Scientists have developed, for the first time, a score that can accurately predict which patients will develop a severe form of…

Health investment is ‘much needed backing’- IHCA

By sa | Oct 13, 2020 |

The IHCA has said the investment in the health sector announced today “deserves to be recognised”. Commenting on budget 2021,…

Budget increase welcome but multi-annual funding required – IMO

By sa | Oct 13, 2020 |

The IMO has welcomed a number of initiatives in Budget 2021 but emphasised the need for multi annual funding. The…

Irish Heart Foundation seeks GP practices for cardiovascular disease management pilot

By sa | Oct 13, 2020 |

Expressions of Interest are sought from general practices in Leinster for an innovative chronic disease management pilot project  in cardiovascular…

College of Psychiatrists call for greater investment in mental health services

By sa | Oct 12, 2020 |

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has called on the Government to show their commitment financially to mental health service…

Autumn medical graduates ‘struggling’ due to lack of intern places

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 12, 2020 |

Doctors who graduated from medical schools in autumn are “jobless” and “struggling” as there is no second entry point to…

83 fitness to practise cases await hearing

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 12, 2020 |

Some 83 cases are waiting to be heard by fitness to practise (FTP) inquiry at the Medical Council. Of these…

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