# imo - Sunday 23 April, 2017
Simon Harris was addressing doctors at the Irish Medical Organisation AGM yesterday.
# imo - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.
# imo - Friday 21 April, 2017
Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.
The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.
# imo - Saturday 14 January, 2017
‘Recruitment freezes, a lack of respect and better options elsewhere’.
# imo - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
Some patients will have to wait twice as long to be seen following cancellations due to overcrowding.
# imo - Monday 14 November, 2016
The IMO warns that a 1 December deadline will be missed.
# imo - Saturday 5 November, 2016
It’s part of a dispute over a ‘living out allowance’.
# imo - Thursday 27 October, 2016
Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.
# imo - Sunday 29 May, 2016
2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.
# imo - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.
# imo - Wednesday 13 January, 2016
Because people are living longer.
# imo - Friday 8 January, 2016
Meanwhile, doctors are being balloted on industrial action at University Hospital Limerick.
# imo - Monday 22 June, 2015
The Minister for Health is delighted that 40,000 children are now registered for free medical care, but Irish doctors are not so impressed.
The minister was accused of stroke politics and he was having none of that.
# imo - Friday 5 June, 2015
The Irish Medical Organisation does not feel the new agreement will do enough to stop doctors leaving the country.
# imo - Saturday 11 April, 2015
He said that he isn’t “trying to make out everything is rosy in the garden” of the Irish health service
# imo - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
GPs have blamed the HSE, but the organisation says the issue has been addressed.
# imo - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
The Department of Health states that negotiations are ongoing.
# imo - Friday 27 February, 2015
And 66% would advise their children to pick a different career
# imo - Friday 12 December, 2014
Trainee doctors in Cork University Hospital had their salary scales changed without agreement in July.
# imo - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
Who told whom what, and when?
# imo - Thursday 16 October, 2014
“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.
# imo - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
He also revealed that the latest HSE service plan will be published in around three or four weeks time.
# imo - Friday 3 October, 2014
The Minister for Health said he will bring a series of proposals to Cabinet in the coming weeks on discretionary medical card reform.
George McNeice left the organisation with the massive pension pot in 2012.
# imo - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The IMO says that health cuts cannot continue.
# imo - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The existing General Medical Services contract was devised over forty years ago.
# imo - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.
# imo - Saturday 26 July, 2014
It follows fears of a manpower shortage in the health sector.
# imo - Thursday 29 May, 2014
The IMO says cards which have been withdrawn should be returned.
# imo - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
A comprehensive framework agreement has also been made with the Department of Health which will allow the IMO to fully represent its GP members.
# imo - Thursday 1 May, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation and Alex White will sit down about the plan to give free GP care to children under six.
# imo - Sunday 27 April, 2014
White said the €37 million earmarked for the under sixes scheme was agreed in the Budget.
# imo - Saturday 26 April, 2014
The draft legislation will be debated in the Dáil in May and enacted in July.
# imo - Friday 25 April, 2014
IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.
# imo - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The IMO says it’s “appalled” at some of the proposals.
# imo - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
A planned review of governance structures in the organisation was shelved last year.
# imo - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The issues were discussed at a Health Committee this morning.
The IMO said it is studying the minister’s response to its concerns but criticised him for his refusal to negotiate fees with them.