Denis Mccauley

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Dr Fiona Moynihan  at a vaccination centre in Dublin: GPs and pharmacists will administer the Covid-19 vaccine to about 1.5 million people. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

About 480,000 people over 70 will receive the Covid-19 vaccine from their general practitioner, under plans given to the Cabinet. The Government on T(...)

Nurse May Parsons administers the Pfizer/BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine to Margaret Keenan at University Hospital in Coventry, central England, on December 8th. Photograph: Jacob King/Getty

The Government’s Covid vaccine taskforce was expected to issue its plan on the rollout of the vaccines to the Government this weekend. It is expected(...)

Clockwise from top left: Shaun Harkin, Daniel Scott, John Harley and Mícheál Roarty were killed in a single-vehicle road crash in Co Donegal

Four friends were killed after their car left a narrow road and shot more than 20m into a field in Co Donegal, an inquest has heard. John Harley, Sha(...)

Dr Diarmuid Quinlan, medical director of the Irish College of General Practitioners, said loneliness was a challenge before Covid-19 and has become ‘much worse’ because of the pandemic.

A GP and coroner in Co Donegal has said there is “a terrible problem” of suicide among young people in Ireland. Dr Denis McCauley, who is chair of t(...)

 Storage freezers where vials of Covid-19 vaccine are to be stored at Pfizer’s facility in Portage, Michigan, USA. Photograph: Pfizer Handout/EPA

The resumption of normal life, even with a vaccine for Covid-19, will “still take some time”, a high-ranking Government official has said. Liz Canav(...)

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(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally:   ‘We’re paying the price for the failure, and particularly the Border counties are obviously paying the price for that.’ Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

An all-island plan is now “the only way” to tackle the high number of Covid-19 cases occurring on both sides of the Border, public health expert Dr Ga(...)

GPs have said they are continuing to care for patients in nursing homes. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

GPs have said they are continuing to care for patients in nursing homes, but that it is important such consultations are only carried out where necess(...)

There are 2,498 GPs signed up to the Government scheme, which represents the vast majority of family doctors.  Photograph: Thinkstock

There has been no increase in the number of family doctors since the Government agreed a deal earlier this year to roll back austerity-era cuts to gen(...)

Figures released by the HSE  show that the largest amounts paid to GPs last year under the scheme went to family doctor out-of-hours services. Photograph: Getty Images

The out-of-hours family doctor service in Carlow and Kilkenny, known as Caredoc, received more than €4.3 million in gross payments under the medical c(...)

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