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# imo - Monday 24 March, 2014

Whistleblowers 'gagged' under new GP contract, claims IMO
# HSE
# HSE

Whistleblowers 'gagged' under new GP contract, claims IMO

Mar 24th 2014, 2:24 PM 8,121 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said that the Minister for Health is being hypocritical by saying he is in favour of whistleblowers.

# imo - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 7,883 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

# imo - Friday 21 March, 2014

It's not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have?
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

It's not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have?

Mar 21st 2014, 11:46 AM 15,239 Views 65 Comments

The IMO say that the last five years has seen seven years’ worth of Irish qualified GPs move to the UK.

# imo - Monday 10 March, 2014

Warning over risk if blood thinning drugs taken at wrong dose
# Dosage Concerns
# Dosage Concerns

Warning over risk if blood thinning drugs taken at wrong dose

Mar 10th 2014, 2:05 PM 12,716 Views 13 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation criticised the HSE over the method that it released the information.

# imo - Sunday 2 March, 2014

'UHI will disadvantage the poorest and the sickest' says IMO
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'UHI will disadvantage the poorest and the sickest' says IMO

Mar 2nd 2014, 1:47 PM 9,133 Views 47 Comments

The Taoiseach said that UHI will be delivered in the lifetime of government as the people voted for it.

# imo - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

IMO wants "real negotiations" on free GP care
# Children
# Children

IMO wants "real negotiations" on free GP care

Feb 26th 2014, 6:52 PM 6,751 Views 73 Comments

Doctors held a ‘mass briefing’ for parliamentarians throughout today.

# imo - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

GPs invited to meet Dept of Health on free care for under-sixes
# Draft Contract
# Draft Contract

GPs invited to meet Dept of Health on free care for under-sixes

Feb 25th 2014, 6:03 PM 5,817 Views 18 Comments

300 submissions were received on a draft contract related to how GPs will undertake the initiative.

# imo - Friday 7 February, 2014

Remember the '24 No More' campaign? Hospitals still aren't complying say IMO
# Union Strife
# Union Strife

Remember the '24 No More' campaign? Hospitals still aren't complying say IMO

Feb 7th 2014, 5:02 PM 9,435 Views 6 Comments

Up to 33 per cent of hospitals have not made sufficient progress and are to be penalised according to the union.

# imo - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Free under 6s GP care dubbed 'trojan horse' to change doctor conditions
# Sneaky
# Sneaky

Free under 6s GP care dubbed 'trojan horse' to change doctor conditions

Feb 1st 2014, 3:45 PM 11,112 Views 35 Comments

The IMO said a new draft contract for the initiative would mean a significantly increased workload for doctors and would require additional resources.

# imo - Monday 20 January, 2014

HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive

Jan 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,440 Views 15 Comments

The IMO and HSE will meet at the end of this month to decide which hospitals should be sanctioned for failure to comply with the directive which put an end to 24 hour shifts.

# imo - Sunday 12 January, 2014

IMO: 'Government need to explain cabinet memo stating more funds needed to ensure patient safety'
# Health
# Health

IMO: 'Government need to explain cabinet memo stating more funds needed to ensure patient safety'

Jan 12th 2014, 2:20 PM 7,278 Views 9 Comments

The IMO said the government has systematically reduced resources to General Practice in recent years by over €150 million.

# imo - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,616 Views 18 Comments

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# imo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

GPs warn of "chaos" in health system after HSE boss raises cuts concerns
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

GPs warn of "chaos" in health system after HSE boss raises cuts concerns

Dec 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 7,366 Views 13 Comments

It was revealed this weekend that the head of the HSE warned James Reilly that Budget cuts were being made “against the advice of the HSE and the Department of Health”.

# imo - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes

Nov 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,441 Views 0 Comments

“This country has gone wild with exaggeration.”

# imo - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts

Nov 14th 2013, 10:50 PM 9,907 Views 28 Comments

The IMO have warned however that NCHDs would “escalate the campaign” if the HSE failed to honour commitments.

# imo - Sunday 10 November, 2013

IMO accuses Reilly of 'racing ahead' with extension of free GP care
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

IMO accuses Reilly of 'racing ahead' with extension of free GP care

Nov 10th 2013, 4:58 PM 7,639 Views 15 Comments

GPs are also reporting “extensive unease” among patients over the withdrawal of discretionary medical cards.

# imo - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours
# Deal
# Deal

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours

Oct 17th 2013, 10:20 AM 4,718 Views 24 Comments

Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.

# imo - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today

Oct 15th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,064 Views 9 Comments

Last week, the IMO said progress had been made in the talks.

# imo - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet

Oct 10th 2013, 10:00 PM 3,731 Views 5 Comments

The IMO says that talks will continue in an attempt to avert strike action next week.

# imo - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night
# Dispute
# Dispute

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

Oct 9th 2013, 10:58 PM 3,533 Views 20 Comments

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today

Oct 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 4,678 Views 15 Comments

Following this morning’s meeting the IMO has agreed to attend the Labour Relations Commission today at midday.

IMO to consider invitation to talks at the LRC
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO to consider invitation to talks at the LRC

Oct 9th 2013, 8:32 AM 2,361 Views 8 Comments

The union’s committee will meet this morning and will also discuss the next stage of industrial action following the yesterday’s 24-hour strike.

# imo - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Minister: Doctors dispute will not be resolved at the picket line
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

Minister: Doctors dispute will not be resolved at the picket line

Oct 8th 2013, 9:10 PM 8,258 Views 34 Comments

The strike has impacted about 7,400 patients across 51 hospitals.

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out

Oct 8th 2013, 3:58 PM 6,781 Views 51 Comments

Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.

Video: Junior doctors explain the reasons behind today's strike
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Video: Junior doctors explain the reasons behind today's strike

Oct 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 9,451 Views 38 Comments

TheJournal.ie visited the Mater Hospital in Dublin to speak to some of those taking part in the IMO’s 24 No More protest.

Strike action by junior doctors begins today
# Doctors
# Doctors

Strike action by junior doctors begins today

Oct 8th 2013, 11:17 AM 12,592 Views 35 Comments

More than 12,000 out-patient appointments and 3,000 elective surgeries have been cancelled today.

Poll: Do you support the striking doctors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the striking doctors?

Oct 8th 2013, 9:12 AM 24,567 Views 237 Comments

Pickets are being placed at hospitals around the country as the long-mooted strike by junior doctors begins. Do you agree with their course of action?

# imo - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Strike by junior doctors likely to go ahead as IMO want sanctions for hospitals
# Strike
# Strike

Strike by junior doctors likely to go ahead as IMO want sanctions for hospitals

Oct 6th 2013, 10:13 PM 8,569 Views 44 Comments

The IMO insists that Tuesday’s action is needed to force the HSE to agree to sanctions for hospitals who break rules on working hours.

# imo - Friday 4 October, 2013

'I'm sorry I can't wave a magic wand': IMO urged to return to talks ahead of strike
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

'I'm sorry I can't wave a magic wand': IMO urged to return to talks ahead of strike

Oct 4th 2013, 9:18 AM 6,737 Views 28 Comments

Junior doctors are planning industrial action for next week in a dispute over long working hours.

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget
# Health
# Health

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget

Oct 4th 2013, 8:08 AM 6,109 Views 62 Comments

The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…

# imo - Thursday 3 October, 2013

HSE proposals are "too little, too late" - IMO
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

HSE proposals are "too little, too late" - IMO

Oct 3rd 2013, 5:59 PM 5,299 Views 15 Comments

The IMO says that it “does not trust” the HSE’s handling of the industrial dispute.

# imo - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

HSE 'disappointed over completely avoidable doctors' strike'
# Dispute
# Dispute

HSE 'disappointed over completely avoidable doctors' strike'

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:21 PM 7,206 Views 34 Comments

The IMO has refused an invitation to the Labour Relations Commission.

# imo - Friday 27 September, 2013

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors

Sep 27th 2013, 11:15 PM 9,611 Views 31 Comments

The 24 hour action was postponed for a week, and then suspending indefinitely. But the IMO is now accusing the HSE of lacking “real engagement”.

# imo - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors

Sep 26th 2013, 8:06 PM 4,339 Views 14 Comments

The IMO has said there is still a number of issues to be resolved following talks with the HSE.

# imo - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Sep 24th 2013, 11:02 PM 19,103 Views 30 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Michaella McCollum, the Anglo Tapes and crime stats.

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

Sep 24th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,636 Views 38 Comments

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# imo - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'
# Talks
# Talks

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

Sep 22nd 2013, 2:22 PM 6,919 Views 10 Comments

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

# imo - Friday 20 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal

Sep 20th 2013, 11:02 PM 6,979 Views 26 Comments

The 24 hour action planned for next Wednesday has been postponed — but not taken off the table entirely — following developments today.