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# GP

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GP centre won't prescribe 'highly addictive' painkillers due to concerns over illegal drug trade
There have been growing concerns in recent weeks about the sale of opioids and other powerful painkillers.
A GP centre in Dublin is refusing to prescribe powerful painkillers like Oxycontin or "highly addictive" benzodiazepines
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said prescription medications often end up being sold on the street
Benzodiazepines are generally prescribed to treat anxiety, sleep disorders and seizures
Dr Caoimhe Hartley: 'We hear about menopause but perimenopause can be just as disruptive'
Dr Caoimhe Hartley
Varadkar 'reluctant' to make changes after review of state's abortion laws seeks end to three-day wait
SF seeks investigation into lack of paediatric ICU beds in Cork after girl's death from Strep A
‘Fragmented and unpredictable’: Healthcare services failing island communities
ESRI: Extending free GP care to all by 2026 could cost state up to €881 million
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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc on pole for Italian Grand Prix
Varadkar hits out at 'sworn political opponents' as DPP directs no charges in GP leak affair
Mother & Baby Homes: GPs no longer have to sign off on requests by survivors to get health records
People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
GP: When a super-spreadable virus meets a super-spreader event like Christmas we need to pause
Dr Maitiu Ó Faoláin
Free contraception to be made available for young women
Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department
GP: My patients do not need to see your placards with your value judgements
Dr Brian Kennedy
'Canary in the coalmine' GP data indicates increase in people with Covid symptoms
Notes from a GP: '20% of Christmas Covid tests have been positive in our practice'
Anonymous GP
Dr Mark Murphy: We need to rethink how we fund the health service
Dr Mark Murphy
Leo Varadkar apologises for 'errors of judgement', says he is 'not close friends' with Dr Ó Tuathail
Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions
Post-match parties and house gatherings: Where GPs notice Covid outbreaks originating
The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know
Suspected Covid-19 cases three times higher than official statistics, says new UK study
Out-of-hours GP service for Kildare and West Wicklow no longer charging for Covid-19 consultations
Coronavirus GP consultations set to remain free, health minister confirms
Confusion as HSE claims out-of-hours GP service charging for Covid consultations has received funding
Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds
Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic
Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms
This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle
FactCheck: Are there 1,000 more GPs in Ireland than five years ago?
No money in next year's budget for free contraception, committee heard
Doctors warn that extending free GP care to under-8s is 'putting pressure on a timebomb'
How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal
Sinn Féin proposes free GP visits, back-to-school bonuses and welfare hikes in alternative budget
'Grave concerns' as president and council of national GP group resign
Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years
Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services
Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January
'It's one less thing to worry about': HSE grants free GP service to 14,000 carers
Hamilton takes pole at rain-hit, crash-marred French Grand Prix