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#Irish Medical Organisation

# irish-medical-organisation - 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.

# irish-medical-organisation - 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.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 2 June, 2017

'Don't keep it a secret': One in five female doctors has been sexually harassed at work

Nearly half of female doctors delay starting a family for career reasons.

# irish-medical-organisation - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'If you want to give medical advice on vaccinations, become a doctor. If not, get out of the way'

Simon Harris was addressing doctors at the Irish Medical Organisation AGM yesterday.

# irish-medical-organisation - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

# irish-medical-organisation - 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.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren’t convinced

“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 3 October, 2014

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card 'need not worry' Leo

Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card 'need not worry'

The Minister for Health said he will bring a series of proposals to Cabinet in the coming weeks on discretionary medical card reform.

IMO votes against review into former boss's €10 million pension pot

George McNeice left the organisation with the massive pension pot in 2012.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Talks on new GP contract to start next month

The existing General Medical Services contract was devised over forty years ago.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 1 May, 2014

It's a start: Doctors agree to 'talks about talks' with Minister

The Irish Medical Organisation and Alex White will sit down about the plan to give free GP care to children under six.

# irish-medical-organisation - 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.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

IMO members want a review into former CEO's €10m pension pot IMO

IMO members want a review into former CEO's €10m pension pot

A planned review of governance structures in the organisation was shelved last year.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 3 April, 2014

White: I invited the IMO to talk about GP concerns - that hasn't happened Free Gp Care This post contains videos

White: I invited the IMO to talk about GP concerns - that hasn't happened

The IMO said it is studying the minister’s response to its concerns but criticised him for his refusal to negotiate fees with them.

# irish-medical-organisation - Monday 10 March, 2014

Warning over risk if blood thinning drugs taken at wrong dose

The Irish Medical Organisation criticised the HSE over the method that it released the information.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

IMO wants "real negotiations" on free GP care

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

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

# irish-medical-organisation - 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.

# irish-medical-organisation - Monday 20 January, 2014

HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive

The IMO and HSE will meet at the end of this month to decide which hospitals should be sanctioned for failure to comply with the directive which put an end to 24 hour shifts.

# irish-medical-organisation - Sunday 10 November, 2013

IMO accuses Reilly of 'racing ahead' with extension of free GP care

GPs are also reporting “extensive unease” among patients over the withdrawal of discretionary medical cards.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Minister: Doctors dispute will not be resolved at the picket line

The strike has impacted about 7,400 patients across 51 hospitals.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 4 October, 2013

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget

The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 20 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal

The 24 hour action planned for next Wednesday has been postponed — but not taken off the table entirely — following developments today.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Talks to avert doctors’ strike to resume on Friday after local ‘roster check’

But plans for the 24 hour work stoppage by junior doctors next Wednesday remain in place following talks at the LRC today.

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?

The NCHDs are demanding legal working hours and more sleep.

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike

Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.

# irish-medical-organisation - Monday 2 September, 2013

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Junior doctors in the IMO voted by 97 per cent to just 3 per cent in favour of industrial action over their chaotic working hours.

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?

The result of a ballot on industrial action is due later today.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Strike by hospital doctors is now "inevitable"

The Irish Medical Organisation has warned that it is preparing to take industrial action before the end of September over chaotic working hours for doctors.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Doctors' strike could lead to "chaos"

The result of a ballot of doctors is expected on 2 September.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 15 August, 2013

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours IMO

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours

The IMO says it plans to outline “the HSE’s ongoing failure to comply with the European Working Time Directive” when it meets the Commission.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action

They will be balloted today on whether to take action over the government’s lack of implementation of EU rules on working hours.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Doctors withdraw from Primary Care Teams in major escalation of dispute

GPs voted unanimously to pull out from Primary Care Teams over the latest cuts imposed by the Government.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

IMO tells members to vote Yes on Haddington Road deal – reluctantly

The doctors’ union says the proposals on the table are “far from perfect” but that on balance, the deal is worth backing.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 24 May, 2013

Doctors' union delays decision on whether to back new pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation wants clarification on the nature of proposed talks to encourage junior doctors against emigrating.

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