Minister for Health Simon Harris says he will be briefing the Cabinet in the coming days and that talks with GPs should be under way again in a matter of weeks.  Photograph: Photocall Ireland 

General practitioners have rejected proposals by the Government that would see the reversal of financial cuts imposed on them following the economic c(...)

“GPs are already at maximum capacity, with burnout being a major issue amongst our members,” according to the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP). File photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

General practitioners have rejected proposals by the Government that would see the reversal of financial cuts imposed following the economic crash in (...)

A committed approach can see doctors and the Government reach agreement on a new deal that will ‘benefit patients in every community’ and in return  provide rewarding careers for general practitioners, a Minister of State has said. File photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

Talks with GPs on a new approach to fees in return for service improvements are expected to begin in the coming weeks, a Minister of State has said. (...)

 Dr Dan Crowley (left), a member of the  National Association of General Practitioners’ council, with  the organisation’s president Dr Emmet Kerin. Photograph: Jim Coughlan.

A number of valued members have quit the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) due to concerns over internal governance issues, the gro(...)

The National Association of General Practitioners  will argue  GPs have been disproportionately hit by the cuts. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

GPs have said they want to see greater clarity about the Government’s plans for the Sláintecare reform programme before agreeing a new contract with t(...)

Abortion pill: Health officials have met the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Irish College of General Practitioners to discuss the options. Photograph: Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty

Medical professionals will be able to object to the administration of terminations under Government proposals. Minister for Health Simon Harris has c(...)

Dr Mary Rogan agrees that Fempi cuts had affected many GPs, and two doctors who had retired near her in Headford, Co Galway, had not been replaced. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

West coast general practitioners like Dr Mary Rogan and Dr Jerry Cowley know how deserving carers are of any sort of support, but they are worried abo(...)

The Irish Medical Organisation  said the Government’s plan could not go ahead without negotiations and the provision of adequate resources for general practice. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

It is likely to be next summer at the earliest before carers receive free GP visit cards under the new initiative announced this week by Minister for (...)

“There is a real crisis in our GP services at the moment,” said Dr Padraig McGarry, chairman of the IMO’s GP committee. Photograph: Thinkstock

Talks on the establishment of a new contract between GPs and the Government are to commence within the next fortnight, it has emerged. Medical organ(...)

A proposal by the National Association of General Practitioners for doctors to dispense medicines directly to patients has caused concern among pharma(...)

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