The Irish Cancer Society has expressed disappointment that the BreastCheck screening programme will not now be extended to women aged 65-69.

The HSE service plan has been described as an “austerity charter” by the Irish Medical Organisation, while the Opposition queried how €108 million of (...)

The IMO described the HSE’s reversal on the level of savings to be made under medical card probity tests from €113 million to €23 million as a “u-turn” which “undermines the HSE’s credibility on financial issues”.

The HSE service plan for 2014 has been described as an “austerity charter” by the Irish Medical Organisation which says the proposed budget is not ade(...)

Under pressure: the average general practitioner in Ireland sees about 30 patients a day. Photograph: PA

General practitioners – or “family doctors” as the public know them – are interested in improving all areas of health. It is their job to improve the (...)

Dr Aifric Boylan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

For the first time in his 32 years in general practice, Dr Conor O’Neill is in “big trouble” financially and he fears that he could be one of the firs(...)

A new organisation set up to represent the interests of GPs has said it does not intend to poach members from the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO).How(...)

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