A threadbare health plan
  • Health
  • August 7, 2013, 05:00

So. Minister for Health James Reilly is going to announce the introduction of free GP care for children under five years of age in the autumn. And Gov(...)

Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien: “This is a dose of spin about free GP care for young children from a Minister who, in reality, is going in the opposite direction.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish Medical Organisation has expressed serious concerns about the Government’s plans to introduce free GP care for under-fives this year despite(...)

James Reilly:  
wants major reforms to 
existing
working and training arrangements for non-consultant hospital doctors

The European Commission has told the Government that it has to “substantially accelerate” and “deepen its efforts” to eliminate excessive working hour(...)

The Irish Medical Organisation’s move came after the Minister for Health announced further cuts in payments to GPs of about 7.5 per cent on average under financial emergency legislation

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has undertaken before the High Court to suspend, pending the outcome of legal proceedings, plans by its GP member(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly. The IMO has said that it wants to represent GPs in the same manner as the Minister  did when he held a senior role in the doctors’ trade union several years ago. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has said that it wants to represent GPs in the same manner as the Minister for Health James Reilly did when he(...)

IMO has agreed to remove from its website a press release announcing its withdrawal decision.

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has undertaken before the High Court to suspend, pending the outcome of legal proceedings, plans by its GP member(...)

A meeting of the National Association of GPs heard today that the welfare of poorest and most vulnerable patients in the State is being put at risk as the Minister for Health James Reilly continues to take funding out of GP services. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The welfare of poorest and most vulnerable patients in the State is being put at risk as the Minister for Health, James Reilly, continues to take fund(...)

Earlier this month Minister for Health James Reilly announced  cuts in payments to GPs of about 7.5 per cent.

The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP), the professional body for family doctors, is to withdraw from Government programmes aimed at straml(...)

GP members of the Irish Medical Organisation plan to withdraw from certain services in protest at new fee cuts

The Competition Authority has begun legal action against the Irish Medical Organisation over plans by its GP members to withdraw from certain services(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly announced cuts in payments to GPs of about 7.5 per cent on average earlier this month. Photograph:  Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

The Competition Authority has begun legal action against the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) over plans by its GP members to withdraw from certain se(...)

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