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Morale ‘crisis’ raised by new IMO President

By sa | Apr 17, 2021 |

The new IMO President Dr Ina Kelly told the IMO AGM today that the “biggest crisis” in our health system…

Minister Donnelly ‘delighted’ with public health deal

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 17, 2021 |

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has called the proposed deal to recognise public health specialists as consultants a “landmark”…

79 per cent of doctors report worsening mental health in pandemic

By sa | Apr 17, 2021 |

Some 79 per cent of doctors reported that their mental health was made worse by the current Covid-19 pandemic, according…

ICGP asks public for ‘patience’ in making vaccination appointments

By sa | Apr 16, 2021 |

The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) has urged the public to be patient in seeking appointments with their GPs…

GPs advised to ‘store’ AstraZeneca vaccine pending further updates

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 15, 2021 |

GP practices with Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines in stock have been advised to “store appropriately but not administer to patients” following changes…

IPC inspection reports published by HIQA

By sa | Apr 15, 2021 |

HIQA has published four inspection reports on compliance with infection prevention and control in acute hospitals and rehabilitation and community…

‘Lack of confidence’ in cytogenetics service – haematologists

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 15, 2021 |

The Irish Haematology Society (IHS) wrote to the HSE National Director of Acute Operations last year to express a “lack…

Concerns raised in audit of DNA collection company arrangements

By David Lynch | Apr 15, 2021 |

A recent HSE internal audit report on hospital arrangements with DNA collection company Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI) has noted “significant…

IMO President to highlight discrimination faced by female doctors

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 15, 2021 |

Women in medicine continue to experience “uncivil behaviour” and discrimination in the workplace, according to the newly elected IMO President…

‘Startling’ wellbeing responses in EM doctors survey

By David Lynch | Apr 15, 2021 |

Career progression concerns and poor wellbeing were among the issues raised by emergency medicine NCHDs in a recent survey. The…

Action plan awaited on VTEC public health threat

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 15, 2021 |

The Covid-19 pandemic has stalled efforts to develop a national action plan to address the “unacceptable” level of human verocytotoxin-producing…

Devastating impact of gender inequality highlighted in new report

By sa | Apr 14, 2021 |

Less than 50 per cent of women have the power to make their own decisions about their bodies, including whether…

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