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Historic day for Irish general practice as transfer of GP training from HSE to ICGP approved by board

By Reporter | Oct 19, 2021 |

Effective from midnight 18 October 2021, the full responsibility for general practice training has transferred to the ICGP, as the…

Further improvements in governance ‘needed at Letterkenny University Hospital to safeguard women’ – HIQA

By Reporter | Oct 14, 2021 |

HIQA has said further improvements are needed in the governance and management of gynaecology services at Letterkenny University Hospital, Co…

NCCP urges people to act early on potential signs of cancer

By Reporter | Oct 14, 2021 |
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The HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is urging people to act early on potential signs of cancer, as research…

Service Plan set for ‘limited re-plan’ rather than full revision

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |
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The HSE board Chair told the Minister for Health earlier this year that he does not intend to submit a…

Increase in capacity priority before extension of free GP care – IMO

By Valerie Ryan | Oct 13, 2021 |

The need for more capacity in general practice, with services under extreme pressure due to increased demand, has been underlined…

‘Urgent’ need for stakeholder group to address valproate risks – Epilepsy Ireland CEO

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 13, 2021 |
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A new study of healthcare professionals’ (HCPs) implementation of the valproate pregnancy prevention programme (PPP) reflects an “urgent” need for…

Cyberattack had ‘catastrophic’ effect on CHI services

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |
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The cyberattack on the HSE and health service in May had a “catastrophic effect” on Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) services,…

‘Significant unrest’ among trainees over draft consultant contract

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |
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There is “significant unrest” among trainees at recent developments in relation to Sláintecare and the draft consultant contract, the IHCA…

Medical Council suggests vacancies should reflect diversity

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 13, 2021 |
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The Medical Council has drawn attention to the need for its membership to reflect the diversity of Irish society. In…

State Claims Agency reassured RCSI about Covid litigation

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |
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The State Claims Agency (SCA) wrote to the RCSI earlier this year to confirm doctors would be covered by the…

Capacity expansion and consultant appointments are crucial to care provision – IHCA

By Reporter | Oct 12, 2021 |

The IHCA has welcomed the Budget 2022 provision of an additional €1 billion for core health expenditure. The figure includes…

IMO responds to Budget announcements on healthcare

By Reporter | Oct 12, 2021 |

The IMO has said it “acknowledges” additional funding in health announced in Budget 2022 but warns it will not be…

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