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The IMO weighs in on healthcare in 2018

Dr Ann Hogan – Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) President "It would be truly revolutionary to hear the Government saying not only have they decided on the priorities but they are actually going to fund them. As a society we cannot continue to simply give out about our...
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CFI welcomes EU Orkambi approval for additional children with CF

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) has welcomed the HSE’s aim to make Orkambi available to children with CF from the beginning of February 2018, thanking the HSE and the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, for their “ongoing commitment to CF care in Ireland”. This...
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IMO welcome commencement of talks on FEMPI and General Practice, calling on Government for urgency

Dr Padraig McGarry, Chair of IMO (Irish Medical Organisation) GP Committee has welcomed comments by the Minister for Health that talks are due to commence on FEMPI in the coming weeks. He said: “GPs faced cuts of 38 per cent through FEMPI and have suffered the...
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Minister Simon Harris issues statement following meeting of the ED Taskforce

The Minister for Health met with members of the Emergency Department Taskforce on Monday (8th January) to discuss the current pressure on Emergency Departments (ED) across the country and the exceptional measures being taken to alleviate this. Mr Harris stated: “It’s...
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The IMO weighs in on healthcare in 2018

Dr Ann Hogan – Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) President "It would be truly revolutionary to hear the Government saying not only have they decided on the priorities but they are actually going to fund them. As a society we cannot continue to simply give out about our...

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Opinion

IAEM criticise waiting list “déjà vu”

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine (IAEM) has complained about the disappointing “sense of déjà vu” regarding the number of patients who are being treated on trolleys due to insufficient numbers of hospital beds. The association has criticised the fact that...

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€4 million haemophilia project announced

A new major €4 million, patient-orientated study entitled: “The Irish Personalised Approach to the Treatment of Haemophilia (iPATH)” was announced on Monday (4th December) by the RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland), Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Shire, in...

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The primary concerns of primary care

As many as one in five newly trained GPs are leaving the system shortly upon the completion of their training, a contributing factor to the growing public waiting list, which is in excess of 650,000 patients. Many blame the current unsatisfactory primary care system...

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