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#Doctors

# doctors - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Doctor not returning calls to patient waiting on test results among 356 complaints received last year

The Medical Council said nearly one in five of the complaints related to communication issues.

# doctors - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors

Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.

# doctors - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ireland spends €20 billion per year on healthcare, here's where the money goes

There was a 10% increase in health expenditure between 2011 and 2016.

# doctors - Friday 15 June, 2018

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal

Paschal Donohoe said “absolutely gigantic” amounts of money were involved in the case.

# doctors - Saturday 9 June, 2018

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# doctors - Sunday 27 May, 2018

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

# doctors - Friday 25 May, 2018

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.

# doctors - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country

Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.

# doctors - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Muslim spokesman criticised for saying it's acceptable for girls to undergo FGM

Healthcare professionals and the Islamic community have criticised the comments made by the Clonskeagh Mosque’s spokesman.

# doctors - Sunday 17 December, 2017

This video game helps doctors perform better in severe trauma situations

Physicians who played the game had a 53% failure rate, compared to 74% for those who studied the textbooks.

# doctors - Monday 11 December, 2017

Majority of patients wait longer than six hours in an emergency department to be seen by a doctor

The results of the first ever National Patient Experience Survey show that long waiting times continue to be a problem in Irish hospitals.

# doctors - Friday 8 December, 2017

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed

Bully and sexual harassment remain common in Ireland’s medical workplaces, according to the IMO.

# doctors - Monday 27 November, 2017

Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough

The condition can have fatal consequences for babies up to three months of age.

# doctors - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said the complainant had “a propensity of misinforming doctors regarding his injuries”.

# doctors - Monday 13 November, 2017

Health minister says the €60 price tag to see a GP is too expensive

The minister said he would not compromise on his view that such fees are too high.

# doctors - Monday 30 October, 2017

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp

A research paper has identified the widespread use of WhatsApp at the University Hospital Limerick.

# doctors - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Why aren't people taking up jobs as nurses, doctors and soldiers? The government plans to find out

The Public Pay Commission is to examine what are the main reasons for the recruitment and retention of staff in some sectors.

# doctors - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# doctors - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Poll: Would you ask your doctor if they had gotten the flu vaccine? What You Preach This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ask your doctor if they had gotten the flu vaccine?

Uptake of the vaccine among medical workers in Ireland is “appallingly low” according to Health Minister Simon Harris.

# doctors - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# doctors - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'

All emergency departments are open today, despite the dispute.

# doctors - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

# doctors - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'Risk to the public': 128 doctors working as consultants not on the required specialist register

The figures came following a parliamentary question asked by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.

# doctors - Thursday 22 June, 2017

As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff

Africa and Pakistan contribute the highest number of non-Irish doctors here.

# doctors - Friday 19 May, 2017

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'

Doctors are struggling with a jump in consultations and lack of resources.

# doctors - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fears 'risky new drug trend' could develop amid crackdown on prescription drugs

New rules tighten the restrictions around the possession of benzodiazepines and ‘z-drugs’.

# doctors - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

# doctors - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days

The man’s partner had died three days before rescuers arrived, he said.

# doctors - Friday 21 April, 2017

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# doctors - Friday 24 March, 2017

Croatian doctors furious after health minister says 'one priest is worth 20 doctors'

“We ask you, will you call up 215 priests to fill in the shortage of 4,300 doctors?”

# doctors - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Older people ending up in hospital due to inappropriate prescriptions

People over the age of 65 are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of medicine.

# doctors - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Trainee doctors in the US can work 24-hour shifts under new rules

Groups representing medical students, interns and residents oppose the loosening of work-shift caps.

# doctors - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance Superbugs This post contains videos

'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance

Misuse and overuse of medication will “almost certainly lead to a health crisis”, it has been warned.

# doctors - Friday 24 February, 2017

Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam

The two-year investigation was conducted by police into the hospital.

# doctors - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# doctors - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health

A new campaign is aiming to take away the stigma some people feel about discussing issues such as depression and suicide.

# doctors - Monday 2 January, 2017

Doctors needed to represent Ireland at Medical World Cup this summer

The team of footballers range in age from 27 to 61.

# doctors - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt

Egyptian authorities said they had arrested

# doctors - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

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