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#Doctors

# doctors - Monday 9 March, 2015

Female doctor was told 'learn to suck c**k' Sexual Harassment This post contains a poll

Female doctor was told 'learn to suck c**k'

Several women have come forward after Dr Gabrielle McMullin made controversial remarks.

# doctors - 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.

# doctors - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 ‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’ Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

# doctors - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth

The clinic in question was ordered to pay €400,000 to each of the women in question.

# doctors - 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.

# doctors - Friday 6 February, 2015

Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law

This comes after comments made by Minister Leo Varadkar to the Oireachtas Health Committee.

# doctors - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter Weighty Issue

Here's why overweight people are sharing doctor stories on Twitter

An article in the British Medical Journal has kicked off a massive discussion on the way doctors treat fat people.

# doctors - Monday 19 January, 2015

Woman claims doctor performed procedure that left her infertile without consent

The doctor clipped her fallopian tube without consent.

# doctors - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis

The Health Minister said the problem is going to get worse next week.

# doctors - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds

The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told the industry is largely unregulated here.

# doctors - Friday 12 December, 2014

Junior doctors set to strike over €10,000 wage cut

Trainee doctors in Cork University Hospital had their salary scales changed without agreement in July.

# doctors - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

# doctors - 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.

# doctors - Friday 14 November, 2014

Half of Ireland's GPs are working more than 50 hours per week

Doctors say their mental health has been affected by the pressure they’re now under.

# doctors - Friday 7 November, 2014

'Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe'

Leo Varadkar said progress is being made on implementing the recommendations from the Portlaoise report.

# doctors - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Leo Varadkar gets offered €250,000 "every couple of months" to go to Canada

The Health Minister would earn more in Alberta than in Leinster House.

# doctors - 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”.

# doctors - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Children's surgeon convicted of poor professional performance

The Medical Council heard Dr Mihai Anton “had difficulty putting on gowns and gloves.”

# doctors - Monday 13 October, 2014

Google testing service which connects patients with doctors over video chat

The search engine is following in the footsteps of companies like Apple, and Facebook which are also considering entering the healthcare market.

# doctors - 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.

# doctors - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Enda announces 150 new jobs at Mater Private

The expansion will see the hospital’s workforce more than double.

# doctors - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

# doctors - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

More patients should go home on the same day as having surgery (and Leo agrees)

Reduce waiting lists? Tick. Save money? Tick. The Minister for Health is all in favour.

# doctors - Monday 11 August, 2014

Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced

Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.

# doctors - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

"Every minute counts." - Study shows why treating strokes immediately is vital

Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.

# doctors - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# doctors - Friday 1 August, 2014

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland

The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.

# doctors - Thursday 31 July, 2014

One in ten young doctors left the Irish system last year

There were also four doctors struck off.

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# doctors - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted

It follows fears of a manpower shortage in the health sector.

# doctors - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises

Airports in Israel have reopened today.

# doctors - Monday 21 July, 2014

'Stop bombing trapped civilians' - Doctors' plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital

Nine members of the same family were killed in an earlier air-strike.

# doctors - Thursday 17 July, 2014

The government says children under six will have free GP care later this year

Legislation passed today includes an amendment to ban gagging orders on doctors that was put forward by Senator John Crown.

# doctors - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors

A Prime Time show aired tonight heard from a couple who complained about the care their six-year-old daughter received before she died.

# doctors - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

UK man paralysed in road accident loses 'right to die' court battle

Paul Lamb wants the legal right to end his life with the help of a medic.

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays

More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts

Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.

# doctors - 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.