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#Consultants

# consultants - Thursday 15 April, 2021

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal
# Public Health
# Public Health

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal

Apr 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 11,822 Views 8 Comments

It’s understood that the IMO will recommend the agreement to their members.

# consultants - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds
# Consultants
# Consultants

Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds

Mar 14th 2021, 1:28 PM 18,627 Views 34 Comments

One quarter had reported that either they or colleagues had experienced “long-Covid” after being infected.

# consultants - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute

Jan 20th 2021, 9:15 PM 8,250 Views 1 Comment

In a ballot in November, 94% of IMO’s public health doctors voted in favour of strike action.

# consultants - Friday 30 October, 2020

IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept
# Consultants
# Consultants

IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept

Oct 30th 2020, 7:37 AM 24,153 Views 41 Comments

The IMO has backed plans by public health specialists to ballot for industrial action in a row over consultant contracts.

# consultants - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals

Aug 12th 2020, 11:28 AM 22,584 Views 8 Comments

Many neonatal units have no isolation facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.

# consultants - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'

May 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,943 Views 6 Comments

Dr Gabrielle Colleran of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association says healthcare will have to take on a very different shape in the coming months.

# consultants - Monday 27 April, 2020

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers

Apr 27th 2020, 12:59 PM 36,666 Views 85 Comments

Last month the government reached an agreement with private hospitals to use all of their facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.

# consultants - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action

Dec 17th 2019, 9:04 PM 12,446 Views 31 Comments

The IMO said its key demand is an end to the “unjustifiable pay inequality” faced by consultants.

# consultants - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants
# IMO
# IMO

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

Nov 7th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,081 Views 93 Comments

“This vote emphasises the frustration and anger that consultants and NCHDs face.”

# consultants - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'

Oct 17th 2019, 10:07 PM 8,678 Views 7 Comments

The IMO said it is setting a 21-day deadline for the receipt of serious proposals.

# consultants - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,576 Views 57 Comments

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# consultants - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 66,152 Views 39 Comments

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

# consultants - Monday 2 September, 2019

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:31 PM 20,439 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said capacity issues need to be urgently addressed.

# consultants - Monday 26 August, 2019

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds
# Future Health System
# Future Health System

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds

Aug 26th 2019, 11:47 AM 34,935 Views 108 Comments

A new report says all new consultants should move to a contract that will end private clinics in public hospitals.

# consultants - Friday 16 August, 2019

Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels
# Pay
# Pay

Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels

Aug 16th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,123 Views 48 Comments

A government report found that Irish consultants have higher gross salaries than the UK or New Zealand.

# consultants - Friday 22 March, 2019

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance
# SIPO
# SIPO

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance

Mar 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 24,228 Views 0 Comments

Sipo investigated the doctors after they missed a deadline by which they had to reply.

# consultants - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Ireland's pay rates are not pushing more nurses, midwives and doctors to work abroad - report
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Ireland's pay rates are not pushing more nurses, midwives and doctors to work abroad - report

Sep 4th 2018, 6:08 PM 26,595 Views 75 Comments

The report said that there were issues around recruiting consultants with certain specialities in specific areas.

# consultants - Friday 15 June, 2018

The 5 at 5: Friday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 15th 2018, 4:50 PM 5,750 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal
# Breach Of Contracts
# Breach Of Contracts

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

Updated Jun 15th 2018, 1:19 PM 22,934 Views 107 Comments

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

# consultants - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,439 Views 28 Comments

Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.

# consultants - Friday 8 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 8th 2017, 11:46 AM 10,678 Views 38 Comments

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

# consultants - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work
# Public V Private
# Public V Private

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:52 PM 23,146 Views 110 Comments

His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.

# consultants - Monday 18 September, 2017

How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None

Sep 18th 2017, 12:10 AM 20,686 Views 24 Comments

Four of the five locum/agency doctors at the hospital’s emergency department went on wildcat strike two weeks ago in a row over plans to slash their rate of pay.

# consultants - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 7:07 PM 20,931 Views 38 Comments

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

# consultants - Monday 15 May, 2017

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts

May 15th 2017, 10:37 AM 13,049 Views 44 Comments

Consultants say these doctors do not have the expertise necessary to make the right decisions for patients.

# consultants - Friday 21 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 10,907 Views 29 Comments

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

# consultants - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Consultants will be getting a pay rise after HSE drops high court appeal
# Cough It Up
# Cough It Up

Consultants will be getting a pay rise after HSE drops high court appeal

Jan 26th 2017, 7:39 AM 14,347 Views 91 Comments

The consultants’ claims relate to the terms of a 2008 pay deal.

# consultants - Friday 13 January, 2017

Irish Water: 'We did not waste €70m on consultants'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water: 'We did not waste €70m on consultants'

Jan 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,272 Views 83 Comments

Irish Water state the money was spent on experts that were needed to set up the utility.

# consultants - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Oct 19th 2016, 4:04 PM 18,665 Views 50 Comments

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

# consultants - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013
# Outside Help
# Outside Help

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013

May 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 12,381 Views 75 Comments

The area of Environment and Transportation accounted for more than half of the consultant fees paid out.

# consultants - Monday 29 September, 2014

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest
# Inquest
# Inquest

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest

Sep 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 17,328 Views 26 Comments

Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.

# consultants - Friday 15 August, 2014

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
# Stand Down
# Stand Down

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 10:34 AM 46,092 Views 131 Comments

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

# consultants - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 8:47 AM 10,191 Views 6 Comments

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

# consultants - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world
# Health
# Health

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world

Jul 1st 2014, 12:23 PM 8,211 Views 54 Comments

Ireland lags behind the US and most of western Europe in health spend to GDP ratio.

# consultants - Friday 25 April, 2014

Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM
# Doctor Doctor
# Doctor Doctor

Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM

Apr 25th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,055 Views 8 Comments

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

# consultants - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court
# Standoff
# Standoff

Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court

Apr 6th 2014, 1:13 PM 15,911 Views 62 Comments

The hospital was asked by the HSE to stop 80 consultants on State salaries from working between both public and private hospitals on the campus.

# consultants - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m
# Tenders
# Tenders

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 10,178 Views 54 Comments

Minister Rabbitte told the Dáil that his department was assisted in the tender process by a consulting firm.

# consultants - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Problems recruiting consultants? 'Let's deal with it'
# Health System
# Health System

Problems recruiting consultants? 'Let's deal with it'

Feb 11th 2014, 7:51 PM 9,198 Views 11 Comments

The IMO said this evening that there has been nothing but “disincentives and obstacles” put in the way of highly skilled doctors.

# consultants - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Department of Finance will spend over €5 million extra on consultants this year
# Consultancy
# Consultancy

Department of Finance will spend over €5 million extra on consultants this year

Jan 15th 2014, 9:33 PM 6,224 Views 57 Comments

The Minister for Finance likened the consultants to painters, saying they were only used when needed.

'You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs': Hogan defends Irish Water spending
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

'You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs': Hogan defends Irish Water spending

Jan 15th 2014, 12:54 PM 10,343 Views 129 Comments

The Environment Minister has been called on to resign by Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams today.

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