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# nagp - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Nomination of ex-FF Senator and NAGP lobbyist to Sipo labelled 'outrageous' by opposition
# Dáil Debate
# Dáil Debate

Nomination of ex-FF Senator and NAGP lobbyist to Sipo labelled 'outrageous' by opposition

Nov 12th 2020, 3:50 PM 36,191 Views 7 Comments

Geraldine Feeney is listed as having lobbied on behalf of the now defunct doctor’s union.

# nagp - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Varadkar accused of throwing former NAGP president ‘under the bus'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Varadkar accused of throwing former NAGP president ‘under the bus'

Nov 5th 2020, 2:09 PM 28,981 Views 45 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he does not “as standard” retain text messages, but retains official emails

# nagp - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Leo Varadkar apologises for 'errors of judgement', says he is 'not close friends' with Dr Ó Tuathail
# Short Cut
# Short Cut

Leo Varadkar apologises for 'errors of judgement', says he is 'not close friends' with Dr Ó Tuathail

Nov 3rd 2020, 6:05 PM 42,948 Views 150 Comments

The Tánaiste is facing questions from TDs on the controversy.

# nagp - Monday 2 November, 2020

Who were the NAGP, the doctors' group at the centre of the Leo Varadkar leaking controversy?
# NAGP
# NAGP

Who were the NAGP, the doctors' group at the centre of the Leo Varadkar leaking controversy?

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:50 PM 32,507 Views 0 Comments

The association had a colourful history before going into liquidation last year.

Taoiseach says he has confidence in Leo Varadkar, says no laws were broken
# Not Best Practice
# Not Best Practice

Taoiseach says he has confidence in Leo Varadkar, says no laws were broken

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 1:44 PM 31,315 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach said it was not best practice and was inappropriate to share a document of this kind in that way with the NAGP.

Former head of NAGP says it was 'wrong' to not have access to GP contract
# Not Best Practice
# Not Best Practice

Former head of NAGP says it was 'wrong' to not have access to GP contract

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 10:46 AM 39,777 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar is expected to answer questions in the Dáil tomorrow regarding this new controversy.

# nagp - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
# Questions
# Questions

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,162 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

# nagp - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions
# Anatomy Of A Scandal
# Anatomy Of A Scandal

Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions

Oct 31st 2020, 10:40 PM 60,688 Views 0 Comments

What happened with the draft deal in the spring of 2019?

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 6:15 PM 131,475 Views 0 Comments

Allegations that Varadkar breached a number of laws were made in a story by the Village magazine.

# nagp - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Grave concerns' as president and council of national GP group resign
# Pressure
# Pressure

'Grave concerns' as president and council of national GP group resign

Apr 29th 2019, 8:33 AM 23,163 Views 25 Comments

There had been “serious issues of internal governance” at the National Association of General Practitioners, a statement said.

# nagp - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services
# National Association Of General Practicioners
# National Association Of General Practicioners

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services

Nov 13th 2018, 10:34 PM 14,154 Views 38 Comments

Reports today suggested that an agreement had been reached over how much doctors would receive for performing terminations.

# nagp - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

GPs accuse Dept of 'using vulnerable patients as fodder' in row over illness benefit forms
# Bad Form
# Bad Form

GPs accuse Dept of 'using vulnerable patients as fodder' in row over illness benefit forms

Aug 28th 2018, 6:14 PM 13,557 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Social Protection has accused GPs of delaying the payouts of illness benefits.

# nagp - Monday 16 July, 2018

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says
# Health Fail
# Health Fail

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says

Jul 16th 2018, 1:18 PM 17,476 Views 42 Comments

It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected

# nagp - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs
# Abortion
# Abortion

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Jun 16th 2018, 9:45 AM 16,136 Views 30 Comments

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# nagp - Monday 11 June, 2018

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:44 AM 26,270 Views 108 Comments

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# nagp - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities
# Doctors For Choice
# Doctors For Choice

'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities

Jun 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,896 Views 7 Comments

Dr Mary Favier said that she expects groups like the one in Cork to be operating around the country.

# nagp - Saturday 9 June, 2018

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:22 PM 24,937 Views 84 Comments

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# nagp - Sunday 27 May, 2018

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

May 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,693 Views 100 Comments

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

# nagp - Friday 11 May, 2018

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands
# Maitiú ó Tuathail
# Maitiú ó Tuathail

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands

May 11th 2018, 6:10 AM 48,023 Views 18 Comments

Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.

# nagp - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients
# HSE
# HSE

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients

Nov 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,446 Views 27 Comments

A union representing GPs say there’s been an increase in the number of attacks on their members over the past several years; GPs want the HSE to put a process in place to protect staff and patients.

# nagp - Friday 19 May, 2017

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'
# Not Enough Money
# Not Enough Money

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'

May 19th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,541 Views 78 Comments

Doctors are struggling with a jump in consultations and lack of resources.

# nagp - Sunday 15 January, 2017

GPs welcome HSE assertion that €9 billion needed to save Irish health service
# Cash Injection
# Cash Injection

GPs welcome HSE assertion that €9 billion needed to save Irish health service

Jan 15th 2017, 2:23 PM 15,167 Views 48 Comments

HSE director general Tony O’Brien argued today that the HSE is in need of significant and immediate investment in order to save the health service.

# nagp - Friday 4 December, 2015

Doctors defend charging medical card patients for blood tests
# Not On Us
# Not On Us

Doctors defend charging medical card patients for blood tests

Dec 4th 2015, 1:39 PM 19,067 Views 64 Comments

Some GPs continue to pass the cost of the tests onto medical card holders, a practice not sanctioned by the HSE.

# nagp - Monday 26 October, 2015

Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest
# Appointments
# Appointments

Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest

Oct 26th 2015, 1:22 PM 9,756 Views 37 Comments

The average waiting time for a GP has soared from just under 10 hours in 2010 to over 34 hours.

# nagp - Monday 22 June, 2015

Do the GPs objecting to free care for the under-sixes have a point?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Do the GPs objecting to free care for the under-sixes have a point?

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:31 AM 17,359 Views 83 Comments

The Minister for Health is delighted that 40,000 children are now registered for free medical care, but Irish doctors are not so impressed.

Leo tells GPs to "cop on" in heated exchange over under-sixes
# Gloves Are Off
# Gloves Are Off

Leo tells GPs to "cop on" in heated exchange over under-sixes

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:22 AM 18,030 Views 33 Comments

The minister was accused of stroke politics and he was having none of that.

# nagp - Friday 29 May, 2015

Dispute over figures on how many GPs have signed up for under 6s contract
# How Many?
# How Many?

Dispute over figures on how many GPs have signed up for under 6s contract

May 29th 2015, 8:28 AM 7,013 Views 23 Comments

Minister Lynch has rejected the suggestion that the information provided by her was inaccurate.

# nagp - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Doctors' group says free GP care for under-sixes deal is "medical apartheid"
# Controversial
# Controversial

Doctors' group says free GP care for under-sixes deal is "medical apartheid"

Apr 12th 2015, 2:49 PM 14,307 Views 58 Comments

The IMO President, meanwhile, warned of a “crisis of morale” in the health services.

# nagp - Friday 27 February, 2015

Half of Irish GPs are in debt and wish they'd done something else
# Tb Or Not Tb
# Tb Or Not Tb

Half of Irish GPs are in debt and wish they'd done something else

Feb 27th 2015, 6:05 PM 29,139 Views 58 Comments

And 66% would advise their children to pick a different career

# nagp - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Apparently GPs can renew medical cards - but did anyone tell GPs?
# Must Have Missed That Memo
# Must Have Missed That Memo

Apparently GPs can renew medical cards - but did anyone tell GPs?

Nov 26th 2014, 11:16 PM 22,060 Views 29 Comments

Who told whom what, and when?

# nagp - Monday 17 November, 2014

What does James Reilly think of being described as the worst health minister in history?
# Angry Doctors
# Angry Doctors

What does James Reilly think of being described as the worst health minister in history?

Nov 17th 2014, 11:45 AM 28,406 Views 80 Comments

Doctors have claimed politicians are implementing policies designed to get them more votes rather than create a good heath service.

# nagp - Friday 14 November, 2014

Half of Ireland's GPs are working more than 50 hours per week
# Doctors
# Doctors

Half of Ireland's GPs are working more than 50 hours per week

Nov 14th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,985 Views 41 Comments

Doctors say their mental health has been affected by the pressure they’re now under.

# nagp - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

GPs to protest for the first time ever, but services 'won't be affected' while they're out on the streets
# Doctors
# Doctors

GPs to protest for the first time ever, but services 'won't be affected' while they're out on the streets

Sep 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,149 Views 29 Comments

Just over 300 doctors are expected to attend the protest, organised by the National Association of General Practitioners.

# nagp - Friday 1 August, 2014

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland

Aug 1st 2014, 3:26 PM 14,487 Views 76 Comments

The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.

# nagp - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Doctors call for 'Robin Hood' approach to medical card crisis
# Free Gp Care
# Free Gp Care

Doctors call for 'Robin Hood' approach to medical card crisis

May 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 9,283 Views 33 Comments

The NAGP want the government to divert money that’s ring-fenced for free under six care to discretionary medical cards.

# nagp - Thursday 18 July, 2013

GPs have this stark warning for their former colleague James Reilly...
# GP
# GP

GPs have this stark warning for their former colleague James Reilly...

Jul 18th 2013, 4:20 PM 9,537 Views 70 Comments

The NAGP say the latest round of cuts will undermine patient care and could result in GP practices closing.