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#General Practitioners

# general-practitioners - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'Significant concerns' about mental health impact of Covid-19 on practitioners, non-profit says
# Doctors
# Doctors

'Significant concerns' about mental health impact of Covid-19 on practitioners, non-profit says

Nov 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,927 Views 1 Comment

The Practitioner Health Matters Programme today released its annual report for 2019.

# general-practitioners - Friday 1 May, 2020

'Ireland hasn't got the basics right yet': How is Covid-19 testing going for GPs?
# The Healthcare Canary
# The Healthcare Canary

'Ireland hasn't got the basics right yet': How is Covid-19 testing going for GPs?

May 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 23,041 Views 24 Comments

“If we don’t have it for [this] level, we don’t have it for a surge,” one GP said.

# general-practitioners - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'We are not the HSE's dumping ground' - after 48 years, is the State finally set to update its contract with GPs?
# Contract Negotiations
# Contract Negotiations

'We are not the HSE's dumping ground' - after 48 years, is the State finally set to update its contract with GPs?

Mar 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 15,698 Views 32 Comments

The current General Medical Services agreement between the government and GPs dates from 1970.

# general-practitioners - Sunday 15 January, 2017

GPs welcome HSE assertion that €9 billion needed to save Irish health service
# Cash Injection
# Cash Injection

GPs welcome HSE assertion that €9 billion needed to save Irish health service

Jan 15th 2017, 2:23 PM 15,161 Views 48 Comments

HSE director general Tony O’Brien argued today that the HSE is in need of significant and immediate investment in order to save the health service.

# general-practitioners - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

HSE encourages parents to bring under-sixes to GPs for cuts and scrapes
# It's On
# It's On

HSE encourages parents to bring under-sixes to GPs for cuts and scrapes

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:02 AM 25,811 Views 35 Comments

They won’t like that…

# general-practitioners - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

There is one area in Ireland where it is really hard to get under-six free GP care
# Slow Uptake
# Slow Uptake

There is one area in Ireland where it is really hard to get under-six free GP care

Jun 16th 2015, 12:24 PM 17,328 Views 23 Comments

South Tipperary has seen a sign up of just four GPs out of a pool of 51.

# general-practitioners - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,148 Views 29 Comments

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

# general-practitioners - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Doctors call for appointment of 500 new GPs to address 'manpower crisis'
# Health System
# Health System

Doctors call for appointment of 500 new GPs to address 'manpower crisis'

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:21 PM 5,843 Views 18 Comments

The National Association of General Practitioners says 150 practices around the country are at risk of closure due to funding shortages.

# general-practitioners - Thursday 10 October, 2013

GPs call for minimum pricing of alcohol
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

GPs call for minimum pricing of alcohol

Oct 10th 2013, 7:49 PM 6,757 Views 39 Comments

It is also looking for development and funding of service for diabetes patients.

# general-practitioners - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Cost of GP visits sending people online for diagnosis – survey
# Cyberchondriacs
# Cyberchondriacs

Cost of GP visits sending people online for diagnosis – survey

Aug 31st 2011, 1:06 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Almost half of Irish people have tried to diagnose an illness or ailment online, because the cost of visiting a doctor is too high.