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#Irish Medical Organisation

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike

Sep 17th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,057 Views 54 Comments

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?

Sep 4th 2013, 9:00 AM 17,731 Views 200 Comments

The NCHDs are demanding legal working hours and more sleep.

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike
# Talks
# Talks

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike

Sep 4th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,385 Views 22 Comments

Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.

# irish-medical-organisation - Monday 2 September, 2013

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Docs On Strike
# Docs On Strike

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:39 PM 5,865 Views 55 Comments

Junior doctors in the IMO voted by 97 per cent to just 3 per cent in favour of industrial action over their chaotic working hours.

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?
# 24nomore
# 24nomore

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:50 AM 3,438 Views 27 Comments

The result of a ballot on industrial action is due later today.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Strike by hospital doctors is now "inevitable"
# Docs On Strike
# Docs On Strike

Strike by hospital doctors is now "inevitable"

Aug 29th 2013, 7:29 PM 7,910 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has warned that it is preparing to take industrial action before the end of September over chaotic working hours for doctors.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Doctors' strike could lead to "chaos"
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Doctors' strike could lead to "chaos"

Aug 27th 2013, 9:00 AM 6,954 Views 43 Comments

The result of a ballot of doctors is expected on 2 September.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 15 August, 2013

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours
# IMO
# IMO

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours

Aug 15th 2013, 3:29 PM 6,405 Views 18 Comments

The IMO says it plans to outline “the HSE’s ongoing failure to comply with the European Working Time Directive” when it meets the Commission.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,002 Views 57 Comments

They will be balloted today on whether to take action over the government’s lack of implementation of EU rules on working hours.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Doctors withdraw from Primary Care Teams in major escalation of dispute
# Cuts
# Cuts

Doctors withdraw from Primary Care Teams in major escalation of dispute

Jul 10th 2013, 10:52 AM 6,932 Views 50 Comments

GPs voted unanimously to pull out from Primary Care Teams over the latest cuts imposed by the Government.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact
# Prescription
# Prescription

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Jul 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 16,892 Views 31 Comments

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Two more unions sign up to Haddington Road public pay deal
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Two more unions sign up to Haddington Road public pay deal

Jun 26th 2013, 7:27 PM 4,296 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation and the Civil and Public Service Union become the latest to accept the pay plan.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

IMO tells members to vote Yes on Haddington Road deal - reluctantly
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

IMO tells members to vote Yes on Haddington Road deal - reluctantly

Jun 5th 2013, 8:28 PM 7,970 Views 40 Comments

The doctors’ union says the proposals on the table are “far from perfect” but that on balance, the deal is worth backing.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 24 May, 2013

Doctors' union delays decision on whether to back new pay deal
# Haddington Road Deal
# Haddington Road Deal

Doctors' union delays decision on whether to back new pay deal

May 24th 2013, 5:38 PM 4,896 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation wants clarification on the nature of proposed talks to encourage junior doctors against emigrating.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

May 21st 2013, 9:28 PM 17,537 Views 61 Comments

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

# irish-medical-organisation - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Government wants another year to reduce junior doctors' hours
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Government wants another year to reduce junior doctors' hours

May 14th 2013, 3:19 PM 6,736 Views 16 Comments

The IMO says the public pay talks are now dealing with proposals to impose the Working Time Directive by the end of 2014.

# irish-medical-organisation - Saturday 6 April, 2013

New IMO president promises to 'learn from mistakes of past'
# Doctors
# Doctors

New IMO president promises to 'learn from mistakes of past'

Apr 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,021 Views 20 Comments

Dr Matt Sadlier was officially installed in the top post during the organisation’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

Doctors issued new guidelines for using social media
# Digital Footprint
# Digital Footprint

Doctors issued new guidelines for using social media

Apr 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,073 Views 21 Comments

The profession is reminded that doctor patient confidentiality extends to social media.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 4 April, 2013

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II
# IMO
# IMO

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II

Apr 4th 2013, 4:23 PM 6,645 Views 59 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said their members would not be bound by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions by accepting the Croke Park II proposals

Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions
# IMO
# IMO

Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions

Apr 4th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,512 Views 12 Comments

The IMO president has said this year’s AGM is more important than many recent conferences.

# irish-medical-organisation - Sunday 24 March, 2013

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension
# IMO
# IMO

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension

Mar 24th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,881 Views 64 Comments

The former chief executive of the Irish Medical Organisation departs with a €10 million pension which has been halved following negotiations.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

IMO details former CEO George McNeice's €9.7m settlement
# IMO
# IMO

IMO details former CEO George McNeice's €9.7m settlement

Mar 13th 2013, 10:11 PM 10,135 Views 74 Comments

The IMO accounts for 2012 shows reserves of over €3.2 million despite the settlement to the CEO and a €4 million write down on the value of the IMO offices.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Doctors' union advises members to reject Croke Park 2 deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors' union advises members to reject Croke Park 2 deal

Mar 6th 2013, 6:54 PM 6,372 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation’s council unanimously recommends a No vote when members are balloted next month.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months
# Junior Doctor
# Junior Doctor

Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months

Jan 31st 2013, 3:28 PM 8,470 Views 54 Comments

Earlier this month it was revealed that junior doctors are being asked to work 36 hours in succession.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 10 January, 2013

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO
# Health
# Health

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO

Jan 10th 2013, 10:35 AM 7,432 Views 36 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said that budget cuts ‘could end the capacity to introduce universal GP care’.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 21 December, 2012

'€20m pension' for retiring Irish Medical Organisation chief was halved
# IMO
# IMO

'€20m pension' for retiring Irish Medical Organisation chief was halved

Dec 21st 2012, 9:02 PM 16,279 Views 77 Comments

George McNeice is now entitled to a pension pot of just under €10 million following the announcement of his retirement from the doctors’ representative group yesterday.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 30 November, 2012

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate
# Health
# Health

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate

Nov 30th 2012, 8:48 AM 9,816 Views 109 Comments

Over 800 junior doctors have warned James Reilly that the agenda to portray the medical profession as though it is driven by greed is creating “deep unease”.

# irish-medical-organisation - Monday 17 September, 2012

Consultants' talks at LRC end eight hours after deadline
# Health Talks
# Health Talks

Consultants' talks at LRC end eight hours after deadline

Sep 17th 2012, 8:10 AM 3,444 Views 23 Comments

Talks between the Department, HSE, doctors and consultants were due to wrap up at midnight but continued until nearly 8am.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 27 July, 2012

Doctors' union accuses HSE of trying to collapse talks
# Health Sector
# Health Sector

Doctors' union accuses HSE of trying to collapse talks

Jul 27th 2012, 2:58 PM 2,095 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation says talks last night on new work practices in the Health Sector were less constructive than hoped.

# irish-medical-organisation - Friday 13 April, 2012

Healthcare reform: It's a case of 'as you were'
# Health
# Health

Healthcare reform: It's a case of 'as you were'

Apr 13th 2012, 8:11 AM 3,064 Views 13 Comments

Outgoing president of the Irish Medical Organisation has said that little has changed for healthcare workers at the coalface during the past year.

# irish-medical-organisation - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference
# Health
# Health

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference

Apr 12th 2012, 8:06 AM 1,564 Views 8 Comments

The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.

# irish-medical-organisation - Saturday 3 March, 2012

GPs urged to display price lists
# Doctor Fees
# Doctor Fees

GPs urged to display price lists

Mar 3rd 2012, 9:15 AM 2,524 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation recommended last year that all its members should introduce price lists – but not all GPs are yet doing it.

# irish-medical-organisation - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

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 118 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.