Trevor Duffy

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The current budget process for health was “simply not credible”, the IMO annual conference in Sligo has been told. File photograph: Getty Images

Any incoming government must ringfence a realistic and fair budget for the health services, according to the incoming president of the Irish Medical O(...)

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Billy Kelleher said Minister for Health Leo Varadkar was prioritising his personal PR strategy by pushing out target times for waiting lists and presenting it as a breakthrough.

The Irish Medical Organisation and Fianna Fáil have described as shocking figures that show more than 400,000 people are on outpatient waiting lists.F(...)

The Irish Medical Organisation wants commitments on ring-fenced funding and an adherence to safety standards in the health service that are equal to or greater than those imposed by the Health Information and Quality Authority.  File photograph: Lex Van Lieshout/AFP/Getty Images

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has called on political parties to outline and cost a five-year plan for the health service in advance of the gen(...)

Members of the Irish Medical Organisation have voted narrowly not to carry out a review into the events that led to its former chief executive, George McNeice, retiring with a settlement package worth nearly €10 million in late 2012. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) have voted narrowly not to carry out a review into the events that led to its former chief executive, (...)

IMO president Professor Trevor Duffy: said professionals in the health services now believe the situation is at a critical point. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Patient safety is being compromised across the health services as a result of successive budgetary cuts in recent years, the Irish Medical Organisatio(...)

Leo Varadkar: his department warned it could not operate the public health system safely if further  cuts were imposed. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said a controversial menu of health cuts submitted to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform represented(...)

Professor Trevor Duffy, president of the Irish Medical Organisation which has urged the  Government to change its  approach to plans to provide free GP care. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The ongoing roll out of free GP care at point of access on the basis of a patient’s age was not evidence- based and the Government should change its a(...)

Irish medical Organisation president Prof Trevor Duffy said the Government was misleading the public by describing its proposed insurance model as a type of Universal Health Care with free care for all. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Irish Medical Organisation has serious concerns about Minister for Health James Reilly’s proposals for Universal Health Insurance (UHI).The organi(...)

Liver disease specialist Dr Sanjeev Arora set up project Echo.

Waiting lists for rheumatology consultants could be significantly reduced by an online initiative to treat patients, which will be launched in Kildare(...)