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Public health doctors confirm plans for three days of strike action in January

By sa | Nov 30, 2020 |

The public health committee of the IMO met today to consider the overwhelming (94 per cent) vote by public health…

Highest amount of Covid- 19 contact tracing calls occurred in October

By Niamh Cahill | Nov 30, 2020 |

Almost 120,000 Covid-19 contact tracing calls were logged by the HSE in October, the busiest month for contract tracing teams…

Non-EU doctors still waiting for substantive response on training access

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 30, 2020 |

Doctors from non-EU countries have renewed their call for access to training programmes. A number of doctors, originally from outside…

IMO public health doctors vote for industrial action

By sa | Nov 27, 2020 |

The IMO’s membership of specialists and specialist registrars in public health medicine have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action, up…

Five-fold increase in use of telemedicine in Ireland

By sa | Nov 25, 2020 |

Detailed research conducted for the Medical Council has shown a five-fold increase in the use of telemedicine since early March…

OACS Ireland and Epilepsy Ireland welcome Epilim inquiry announcement

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 24, 2020 |

Organisation for Anti-Convulsant Syndrome (OACS) Ireland and Epilepsy Ireland have welcomed today’s announcement by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly that…

Guidance could ‘silence’ HSE board members

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 23, 2020 |

Official HSE guidance issued to board members states they should reflect the organisation’s “agreed” position when publicly discussing “health- or…

€300m set aside for private hospitals next year

By Niamh Cahill | Nov 23, 2020 |

Around €300 million has been budgeted by the HSE for private hospital services in 2021, it has emerged. Some €150…

Doctors may be delaying seeking psychological support

By Paul Mulholland | Nov 23, 2020 |

The Medical Director of the Practitioner Health Matters Programme (PHMP) has said while the service has not seen a surge…

237 vacant consultant posts, while 487 filled on ‘temporary’ basis – HSE

By David Lynch | Nov 23, 2020 |

There are 237 approved consultant posts vacant as of early November, according to statistics provided by the HSE to this…

HSE Internal Audit found shortfalls in Roscommon EWTD monitoring

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 23, 2020 |

A HSE Internal Audit report found Roscommon University Hospital (RUH) did not have a “robust control process” to monitor, report,…

Public health specialist labels breakdown in talks ‘disappointing’ as potential industrial action looms

By Niamh Cahill | Nov 20, 2020 |

A specialist in public health medicine has expressed disappointment at the breakdown of talks on consultant status and contracts for…

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Public health doctors confirm plans for three days of strike action in January

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IMO public health doctors vote for industrial action

Nov 27, 2020


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