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PHA seek doubling of allocation to the National Treatment Purchase Fund

In their 2018 pre-budget submission, the Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has called on the Government to double its allocation to the National Treatment Purchase Fund in 2018 to €100 million. They are seeking a multi-annual funding commitment of €300 million up to...
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ICGP CEO calls for an “Irish solution to an Irish problem”

Mr Fintan Foy, CEO of the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) addressed the Medical Protection GP conference 2017, offering his view on the challenges that face general practice from the perspective of a CEO and a non-clinician. One point that Mr Foy...
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European day without a road death campaign

Thursday, 21st September, marked the second “European Day without a Road Death”, a campaign (referred to as Project EDWARD) organised by the European Traffic Police Network, Tispol, with the support of An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority. This year, 112...
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Only 12 per cent of Irish mothers feel valued by society

The majority of Irish mothers (89 per cent) have claimed to feel fulfilled in their role. However, only 12 per cent feel valued by society, according to a new motherhood research report published by Irish brand Sudocrem. The report surveyed 400 mothers of young...
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European day without a road death campaign

Thursday, 21st September, marked the second “European Day without a Road Death”, a campaign (referred to as Project EDWARD) organised by the European Traffic Police Network, Tispol, with the support of An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority. This year, 112...

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Only 12 per cent of Irish mothers feel valued by society

The majority of Irish mothers (89 per cent) have claimed to feel fulfilled in their role. However, only 12 per cent feel valued by society, according to a new motherhood research report published by Irish brand Sudocrem. The report surveyed 400 mothers of young...

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Opinion

Doctors for regulatory reform conference reminder

All registered medical doctors in Ireland are invited to a conference on regulatory reform taking place in Dublin at 1.30pm on October 6th. Please email drdavidwalsh@medicaladvocates.ie to register your interest. Also see the attached video and meeting agenda below:...

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Irish invention toys with success

K9 Connectables, a toy that is apparently improving the mental health of dogs throughout the country, has been shortlisted for a major national design award. The interactive dog toy provides a solution to some of the problems caused by canine boredom and James...

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