A vial of the MMR vaccine. The State is at risk of losing its status as having eliminated measles. File photograph: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters

The State is at risk of losing its status as having eliminated measles because of sustained low uptake of the MMR vaccine. The World Health Organisa(...)

The NAGP has struggled to collect subscriptions due from doctors due to ‘negative publicity’ in recent months, according to chief executive Chris Goodey.

A liquidator has been appointed to the company behind the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP). Barry Forrest of Forrest & Co was(...)

The holding company behind the National Association of General Practitioners is to go into voluntary liquidation

The holding company behind the National Association of General Practitioners is to go into voluntary liquidation. However, the organisation says it i(...)

National Association of General Practitioners’s leadership hopes to have a comprehensive package of measures in place to deal with financial difficulties in the coming days.

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has lost about 200 members in recent weeks since the Government reached agreement with the Ir(...)

National Association of General Practitioners president Dr Maitiu O’Tuathail said he had resigned as he had ‘grave concerns’ with regards to the organisation’s governance. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

The president and the national council of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) have resigned from the organisation over what they (...)

Ireland is one of the very few countries still charging women for the contraceptive pill. Photograph iStock

“No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body. A woman must have the fundamental freedom to choose whether she will or will not be(...)

Doctors who left the register  pointed to a lack of employer support, workplace understaffing and the hours expected to work in the context of the European Working Time Directive. Photograph: Getty Images

The healthcare system has an over-reliance on doctors who are trained overseas and is facing challenges in recruiting and retaining Irish personnel, t(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris “instinctively” agrees with a doctor’s suggestion that unvaccinated children should be barred from attending schools or creches. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said that he “instinctively” agrees with a suggestion that unvaccinated children should be barred from attending (...)

‘GPs are already over-worked, highly stressed and leaving the profession in droves.’ Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

The board of the Irish College of General Practitioners, the professional body for general practice in Ireland, has refused for the second time reques(...)

Eileen O’Sullivan:  diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2013

Ireland’s new online safety tsar should target anti-vaccination activists spreading misinformation on social media, the president of the National Asso(...)

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