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#GPs

# gps - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

# gps - Monday 22 June, 2015

Do the GPs objecting to free care for the under-sixes have a point? Your Say This post contains a poll

Do the GPs objecting to free care for the under-sixes have a point?

The Minister for Health is delighted that 40,000 children are now registered for free medical care, but Irish doctors are not so impressed.

Leo tells GPs to “cop on” in heated exchange over under-sixes

The minister was accused of stroke politics and he was having none of that.

# gps - Monday 15 June, 2015

Just under 1,500 GPs have signed up for under-sixes free GP care

Parents are now able to sign their under-sixes up for free GP care

# gps - Friday 29 May, 2015

Dispute over figures on how many GPs have signed up for under 6s contract

Minister Lynch has rejected the suggestion that the information provided by her was inaccurate.

# gps - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Doctors’ group says free GP care for under-sixes deal is “medical apartheid”

The IMO President, meanwhile, warned of a “crisis of morale” in the health services.

# gps - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Leo understands the distress that hospital overcrowding causes you

He said that he isn’t “trying to make out everything is rosy in the garden” of the Irish health service

# gps - Thursday 12 March, 2015

90% of Irish medical students considering emigration after they qualify

In a study by NUI Galway, a third of students also said they had a poor understanding of how the Irish health system works.

# gps - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are ‘inaccurate and wide of the mark’

The Department of Health states that negotiations are ongoing.

# gps - Friday 27 February, 2015

Half of Irish GPs are in debt and wish they’d done something else

And 66% would advise their children to pick a different career

# gps - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can turn off location tracking on your phone Q-tip

Here’s how you can turn off location tracking on your phone

If you find the idea of geolocation a little bit creepy.

# gps - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Doctors are being urged to refuse to sign up to the free GP scheme

They say that the plan will not be in the best interests of patients.

# gps - 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.

# gps - 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.

# gps - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Opinion: Are new medical card plans unfair for GPs?

Making GPs the new rationers of medical card extension could destroy long-established bonds of trust between them and their patients.

# gps - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Apparently GPs can renew medical cards – but did anyone tell GPs?

Who told whom what, and when?

# gps - Saturday 15 November, 2014

People with serious conditions being “turned away” from hospitals — GPs

The practice is ramping up pressure on local doctors, the National Association of GPs has said.

# gps - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The42 Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack Web Summit 2014

Guy Easterby explains how Leinster use rugby technology to stay ahead of the pack

Leinster’s team manager was speaking at the Sport Summit stage at the Web Summit in Dublin today.

# gps - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nepal plans new safety rules after country’s worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

# gps - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Doctors warn general practice in Ireland is ‘on the brink of collapse’

GPs said that the lack of funding and resources available to them have made Ireland “the laughing stock of Europe”.

GPs to protest for the first time ever, but services ‘won’t be affected’ while they’re out on the streets

Just over 300 doctors are expected to attend the protest, organised by the National Association of General Practitioners.

# gps - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

# gps - Thursday 10 July, 2014

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare

The remarkable event was filmed by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.

# gps - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

High Court action against the IMO struck out following agreement GPs

High Court action against the IMO struck out following agreement

A comprehensive framework agreement has also been made with the Department of Health which will allow the IMO to fully represent its GP members.

# gps - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The42 Collision and scrum analysis takes Ireland’s GPS system to the next level Technology

Collision and scrum analysis takes Ireland’s GPS system to the next level

Mark Geraghty of STATSports joins TheScore.ie to explain the latest fascinating developments.

# gps - Sunday 27 April, 2014

‘We can’t go anywhere without a conversation’: Alex White wants agreement with the IMO

White said the €37 million earmarked for the under sixes scheme was agreed in the Budget.

# gps - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Minister: ‘A decision to see a doctor should never be a financial dilemma’

The draft legislation will be debated in the Dáil in May and enacted in July.

# gps - Friday 25 April, 2014

Doctors’ organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM

The Irish Medical Organisation is also to discuss new rules to increase transparency for its members.

# gps - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Doctors not happy with new health bill proposals published today

The IMO says it’s “appalled” at some of the proposals.

# gps - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Free GP care will lead to 750,000 extra consultations per year

The Irish Medical Organisation says that figure will “overwhelm” the health system.

# gps - 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.

# gps - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

# gps - Friday 21 March, 2014

It’s not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have?

The IMO say that the last five years has seen seven years’ worth of Irish qualified GPs move to the UK.

# gps - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

IMO wants “real negotiations” on free GP care

Doctors held a ‘mass briefing’ for parliamentarians throughout today.

# gps - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Free under 6s GP care dubbed ‘trojan horse’ to change doctor conditions

The IMO said a new draft contract for the initiative would mean a significantly increased workload for doctors and would require additional resources.

# gps - Friday 31 January, 2014

IMO remains “sceptical” about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

# gps - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Irish GPS will drive you around the bend Irish GPS

This Irish GPS will drive you around the bend

Never mind that wan with her dulcet tones, there’s no better man for the back roads.

# gps - Monday 20 January, 2014

From Business ETC Organisation brings elephants to Twitter using GPS collars Kenya

Organisation brings elephants to Twitter using GPS collars

The four bull elephants are tracked using GPS collars to help visualise their roaming patterns.

# gps - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Mayo doctors tell patients to ‘take a run and jump’

It’s not what you think.

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