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#general practice

# general-practice - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

# general-practice - 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.

# general-practice - Sunday 25 January, 2015

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we’re rushed off our feet?

Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.

# general-practice - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

GPs: We can’t take on hospital overflow – we’re overwhelmed already

Comments from GPs come after it emerged there are record numbers of people waiting on trollies in hospitals around the country.

# general-practice - Thursday 10 April, 2014

GPs in "absolute crisis" - and it could take generations to recover

One group said that they could cut back on pro bono work if the situation continues.

# general-practice - Friday 8 November, 2013

GPs launch campaign for more resources as service on 'brink of collapse'

The IMO wants a five-fold jump in the portion of the health budget spent on General Practice.

# general-practice - Thursday 10 January, 2013

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO

The Irish Medical Organisation said that budget cuts ‘could end the capacity to introduce universal GP care’.