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# Irish Medical Organisation

This week
19th May 2024 - 24th May 2024
Recruitment embargo in HSE 'inconceivable' and more doctors needed, IMO to tell politicians
Politicians will be told how hospital doctors and consultants are leaving work feeling “demoralised and frustrated”.
Last month
April 2024
Health services 'undermined' by lack of beds, consultants and GPs, according to IMO chief
HSE CEO says staffing levels at all-time high but IMO wants an end to the recruitment freeze
Last year
IMO hits out at Donnelly's suggestion new consultant contract will bring 'consistency' to CAMHS
All time
IMO providing support to GPs to run additional clinics as winter virus infections surge
Junior doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of agreement to tackle unsafe working hours
Doctors' group warns longer pub opening hours are 'regressive and harmful'
Junior doctors vote 'overwhelmingly' in favour of industrial action over working conditions
IMO's non-consultant hospital doctors to ballot for industrial action
'Challenging winter ahead' for health service, says IMO president
Public health doctors defer three days of strike action planned for this month
Health Minister 'disappointed' at public health doctor plans to strike for three days in January
Who were the NAGP, the doctors' group at the centre of the Leo Varadkar leaking controversy?
Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing
IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept
Doctors concerned patients with chronic illnesses are delaying seeking medical care because of virus outbreak
'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action
'We are at breaking point': Hospital doctors to be balloted for industrial action
Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants
Warning that patients may be going 'codeine shopping’ to access the addictive painkiller
Harris hails 'significant step' as contract agreed with doctors for the provision of abortion services
'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter
One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed
Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough
'Don't keep it a secret': One in five female doctors has been sexually harassed at work
'If you want to give medical advice on vaccinations, become a doctor. If not, get out of the way'
Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says
Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy
Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today
Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren't convinced
Anyone with a reinstated discretionary medical card 'need not worry'
IMO votes against review into former boss's €10 million pension pot
Talks on new GP contract to start next month
It's a start: Doctors agree to 'talks about talks' with Minister
Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment
IMO members want a review into former CEO's €10m pension pot
White: I invited the IMO to talk about GP concerns - that hasn't happened
Warning over risk if blood thinning drugs taken at wrong dose
IMO wants "real negotiations" on free GP care