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A rapid antigen test for Covid-19 showing a negative result at a testing centre in a metro station in Moscow on Wednesday. Photograph: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP via Getty Images

Pharmacies are experiencing a “considerable” rise in sales of home antigen tests, with demand expected to increase in the run-up to Christmas, accordi(...)

O’Connell Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A high-profile GP has said vaccinated people should stay away from unvaccinated people in indoor settings unless that person is a wearing a mask. Dr (...)

One GP says he is suspending the vaccination programme at his surgery after receiving abuse from some patients. Photograph: Gent Shkullaku/AFP via Getty Images

Doctors in general practice have been placed under severe stress due to problems in ascertaining when and how many vaccines they will get for patients(...)

Dr Gerald Barry said the successful vaccination of older and vulnerable cohorts of society would have major impact. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP via Getty

There was initially no GP representative on a new body tasked with planning for widespread coronavirus vaccination, even though they are likely to pla(...)

Asenior medic warned when 60 per cent of doctors signed undated resignation letters they would decide on whether to leave the NHS.  Photograph: Thinkstock

As many as one-tenth of GP practices are expected to close in Northern Ireland this year, a doctors’ union warned. Dr Tom Black called for an additio(...)

Padraig McGarry of the Irish Medical Organisation (with former minister for health Leo Varadkar):  said GPs were reaching a ‘breaking point’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) has said it has hundreds of beds available to help relieve pressure on hospitals continuing to struggle under the pressure(...)

Padraig McGarry, chairman of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP Committee.

An investigation is required to determine the exact level of doctors failing to meet the professional competence requirements, according to Padraig Mc(...)