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HIQA to spend €150,000 on cyber security review

By sa | Apr 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

HIQA is planning to spend at least €150,000 on a new security review aimed at preventing cyber-attacks on its systems…

IMO AGM to focus on ‘two-tier’ consultant pay

By sa | Apr 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The incoming President of the IMO has said the campaign to end the two-tier pay system for consultants based only…

DoH to spend at least €40,000 on alcohol policy ‘gala dinner’

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health is to spend at least €40,000 on venue and catering services for the Global Alcohol Policy…

New initiatives needed to promote biosimilar prescribing — Prof Barry

By David Lynch | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Online reimbursement application systems and incentivised prescribing need to be considered to promote prescribing of biosimilars, Clinical Director of the…

NCHDs expected by hospitals to work above EWTD-compliant rosters

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

NCHDs at some hospitals are being presented with rosters compliant with the European Working Time Directive (EWTD), but are “then…

More than 100 consultants are still awaiting an ‘initial offer’, says IMO

By David Lynch | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 100 consultants have still not received an “initial” settlement offer from the HSE, the IMO has told the…

Significant increase in number of violent incidents in UL Hospitals Group

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The number of violent incidents which occurred in the University of Limerick (UL) Hospitals Group increased by 97 per cent…

HIQA launches consultation on PrEP programme

By sa | Apr 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

HIQA has launched a public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programme for…

Council President concerned about communications between doctors

By sa | Apr 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Communications between doctors in primary and secondary/tertiary care “are not great” and this represents a serious patient safety issue, according…

NAGP calls for end to doctor visit cards

By sa | Apr 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

NAGP President Dr Maitiu O Tuathail has called on Government to provide “medical cards or nothing” to patients as part…

ICGP raises training places with Minister

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The negative impact of a lack of paediatric consultants in Irish hospitals on GP training places has been raised with…

Disciplinary action after failure to renew Council registration

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A  consultant at the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Dún Laoghaire failed to renew their Medical Council registration “for a…

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