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#NAGP

# nagp - Monday 29 April, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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 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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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"

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

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?

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?

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 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

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

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

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

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

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