Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer with Covid-19 graphic. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn has told the public to take less notice of the daily Covid-19 figures and focus more on the trends and und(...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn at a daily Covid-19 briefing

A number of doctors have called for an end to the daily Covid-19 figures, describing them as a “self-perpetuating cycle of misery”. Dr Maitiu O Tuat(...)

Dr Maitiu O Tuathail said during June they would go several days without any referrals at all, but there has been a notable upsurge  since the latest lockdown restrictions were lifted on June 29th.

The number of people in Dublin presenting with Covid-like symptoms is approaching figures similar to March before the surge happened, a well-known GP (...)

Patients are presenting with symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or fever, but insisting it could not be coronavirus. Photograph: Mark Felix/AFP

Increasing numbers of people with symptoms of coronavirus are refusing to get tested for the condition, GPs have said. Dr Nick Flynn, a senior partne(...)

People out and about in Dublin city centre on Sunday. Photograph: Collins

The Department of Health reported no additional deaths from coronavirus and 18 confirmed new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. This is the fifth day of no(...)

Ryan Tubridy got more political than he meant to last week. Photograph: RTÉ

As he surveys the papers at the start of his show, Ryan Tubridy has some good news for those already suffering from election fatigue. “Obviously it’s (...)

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(...)

 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(...)

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