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#General Practitioners

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'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 8,978 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 23,086 Views 24 Comments

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

'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 15,739 Views 32 Comments

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

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 15,220 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.

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 25,826 Views 35 Comments

They won’t like that…

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 17,344 Views 23 Comments

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

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 7,170 Views 29 Comments

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

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 5,881 Views 18 Comments

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

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

GPs call for minimum pricing of alcohol

Oct 10th 2013, 7:49 PM 6,778 Views 39 Comments

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

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 128 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.