Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has rounded on the National Association of General Practitioners after it called on members not to sign up to the Government’s proposal for free care for under-6s. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has rounded on the National Association of General Practitioners after it called on members not to sign up to the Gov(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar warned of a possible upsurge in flu cases. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments has eased further, with 364 people on trolleys today, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organi(...)

The National Association of General Practitioners has called on the Government to “stop the madness” in its policies and care for people in the community rather than being so reliant on hospital care

The Government’s plan to introduce free GP care for under-6s next year is in jeopardy after one of the GP organisations called for its postponement.D(...)

The formation of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) last year was motivated not simply by concerns GPs had over the state of gen(...)

IMO agreement: the development is “highly significant”

The agreements reached between the Irish Medical Organisation, the Department of Health and the Competition Authority should facilitate talks on de(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care
 Alex White: a letter from the IMO says proposed contract for treating under-sixes incorporates a process similar to the Fempi

Doctors are threatening a constitutional challenge to the Government’s pla(...)

Minister of State  for  Health Alex White: said his door remains open to the Irish Medical Organisation and other doctors’ representative bodies. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister of State for Health Alex White said the GP contract for children under six is an “opening position(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White. The National Association of General Practitioners said it wished to engage in serious discussions with the Minister on a new contract. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Family doctors from across the West met in Galway last night as part of a continuing campaign to oppose the prop(...)

General practitioners have warned they face being “overwhelmed” by millions of additional patients when free visits are introduced despite Government assurances that this will not happen. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire.

General practitioners have warned they face being “overwhelmed” by millions of additional patients when free visits are introduced despite Gove(...)

8/11/2013   - NEWS - Dr. Ray Walley, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO launching the Rescource GP Campaign,  seeking a 5 fold increase in the portion of the health budget spend on General Practice.Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

General practitioners have warned they will consider seeking an injunction to prevent the Department of Health introducing changes to their con(...)