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#Irish Medical Council

# irish-medical-council - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'I'm at the bottom of the list': Non-EU doctors in Ireland still face barriers in accessing specialist training
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# Consultants Shortage

'I'm at the bottom of the list': Non-EU doctors in Ireland still face barriers in accessing specialist training

Nov 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 34,369 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Medical Council said that it hoped recent changes in law would prompt more doctors to stay in Ireland to pursue specialist training here.

# irish-medical-council - Monday 20 April, 2020

Doctor resigns from Irish Medical Council after criticising 'mismanagement' of Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Doctor resigns from Irish Medical Council after criticising 'mismanagement' of Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 20th 2020, 4:50 PM 91,521 Views 90 Comments

Dr Marcus de Brun, a GP based in Rush, Co Dublin has said there was “poor consideration” of nursing home residents.

# irish-medical-council - Monday 5 September, 2016

IMO says rising population and bed cuts causing 'chaos' in emergency departments
# Report
# Report

IMO says rising population and bed cuts causing 'chaos' in emergency departments

Sep 5th 2016, 9:50 AM 6,079 Views 59 Comments

The IMO also warned that demand for hospital space will rise this year because of elective surgeries being cancelled last year.

# irish-medical-council - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted
# Brain Drain
# Brain Drain

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted

Jul 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,114 Views 28 Comments

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

# irish-medical-council - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita
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# Savita Halappanavar

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita

Oct 18th 2013, 11:01 PM 8,958 Views 58 Comments

The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”

# irish-medical-council - Monday 28 January, 2013

How do Ireland's doctor competence checks fare against Britain's strict new rules?
# Doctors
# Doctors

How do Ireland's doctor competence checks fare against Britain's strict new rules?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,796 Views 17 Comments

New UK rules mean doctors are assessed every five years and have their licences renewed. So how does it work in Ireland?

# irish-medical-council - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Medical Council 'unaware of any deaths' as result of current abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

Medical Council 'unaware of any deaths' as result of current abortion laws

Jan 8th 2013, 12:22 PM 4,380 Views 31 Comments

The IMC’s president Kieran Murphy says the body, which regulates the medical profession, does not know of any deaths.

# irish-medical-council - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Ireland and abortion: the facts
# Behind The News
# Behind The News

Ireland and abortion: the facts

Apr 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 21,545 Views 66 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.

# irish-medical-council - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Rise in number of complaints against doctors
# Doctors
# Doctors

Rise in number of complaints against doctors

Jul 20th 2011, 12:20 PM 560 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Medical Council said there was a 22 per cent increase in complaints last year.

# irish-medical-council - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Doctor who 'could not take patient's pulse' fails to show at inquiry
# Doctor
# Doctor

Doctor who 'could not take patient's pulse' fails to show at inquiry

Jul 19th 2011, 12:27 PM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

The Medical Council is probing allegations that a doctor at Letterkenny Hospital engaged in professional misconduct and poor professional performance.

# irish-medical-council - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

# irish-medical-council - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Medical Council probes allegations of misconduct
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Medical Council probes allegations of misconduct

Nov 3rd 2010, 6:38 PM 1,051 Views 0 Comments

A consultant radiologist in Drogheda is facing nine allegations of professional misconduct.