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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.

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.

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).

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).

IMO calls for halt to insurance companies offering ‘Telemedicine’

By sa | Feb 25, 2015 |

The GP Committee of the IMO has called on the Government to immediately stop health insurance companies offering their customers access to doctors by phone or video conference (known as “Telemedicine”).

CUH paediatric team successfully treats newborn with rare diabetes

By sa | Feb 25, 2015 |

A Cork University Hospital paediatric diabetes team has successfully treated a newborn with a rare form of diabetes.

IMO calls for halt to insurance companies offering ‘Telemedicine’

By sa | Feb 25, 2015 |

The GP Committee of the IMO has called on the Government to immediately stop health insurance companies offering their customers access to doctors by phone or video conference (known as “Telemedicine”).

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