Junior doctors are demanding an end to shifts over 24 hours and an agreement for compliance with the European directive by the end of next year. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

The Health Service Executive has referred the industrial action called by junior doctors to the Labour Relations Commission. The HSE said it was seeki(...)

Dr John Donnellan, chairman of the non-consultant hospital doctors committee at the IMO

Significant disruption of hospital services is likely to result from the one-day strike called by junior doctors later this month. Outpatient appoint(...)

Doctors have called a national strike for Wednesday, September 25th. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Significant disruption of hospital services is likely to result from the one-day strike called by junior doctors later this month.Outpatient appointme(...)

Junior doctors have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over their campaign to reduce “dangerously long” working hours. It is alleged in October 2012, Dr Ahmed failed to order chemotherapy treatment for a patient despite being reminded and requested to do so by the Chief Oncology Pharmacist at the hospital. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

Junior doctors have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over their campaign to reduce “dangerously long” working hours.Some 97 per cent of (...)

A ballot of non-consultant hospital doctor members of the IMO is expected to produce a large majority in favour of industrial action. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

    Major disruption of hospital services could start as early as next week after a meeting between junior doctors and the Hea(...)

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has collected just under €105 million from the medical card prescription charge since it was introduced almost thre(...)

Dr Aifric Boylan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

For the first time in his 32 years in general practice, Dr Conor O’Neill is in “big trouble” financially and he fears that he could be one of the firs(...)

Caroline Spillane, chief executive of the Irish Medical Council, which has audited the number of doctors in Ireland.

The fate of young doctors will be in the news for some time as they ballot on a strike that, if it goes ahead, would have a serious impact on an alrea(...)

The IMO says the ballot is a major escalation of its “24 No More” campaign which aims to put an end to  junuior doctors  routinely working shifts of more than 24 hours at a time

Hospitals, clinics and elective work could be cancelled nationwide as early as next month if a planned strike by junior doctors goes ahead, the Irish (...)

Medical professionals may vote for industrial action today as directives to reduce long working hours for junior doctors have not yet been implemented. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Medical professionals may vote for industrial access today as directives to reduce long working hours have not yet been implemented.Under the European(...)

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