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Ireland ranked highest in Europe for boosters as elective care may be cancelled due to Covid
# Omicron
# Omicron

Ireland ranked highest in Europe for boosters as elective care may be cancelled due to Covid

Updated Jan 4th 2022, 7:45 PM 91,399 Views 107 Comments

Strict close contact rules and the prevalence of Covid-19 have caused worker shortages in some sectors.

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Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week
# Covid19
# Covid19

Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week

Oct 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 31,516 Views 92 Comments

Dr Mary Favier said the health service here faces a greater challenge due to resourcing deficiencies.

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms

May 18th 2020, 8:41 AM 24,759 Views 13 Comments

The move has been welcomed as Ireland starts to slowly ease restrictions.

Increased testing must not lead to 'unacceptable' waiting times, warn GPs
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Increased testing must not lead to 'unacceptable' waiting times, warn GPs

Apr 26th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,176 Views 28 Comments

The Irish College of General Practioners broadly welcomed plans to increase testing.

GPs will now facilitate people who are not registered with practice and have Covid-19 symptoms
# Doctors
# Doctors

GPs will now facilitate people who are not registered with practice and have Covid-19 symptoms

Mar 18th 2020, 7:50 AM 16,997 Views 18 Comments

There are now a total of 292 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services
# Termination
# Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Dec 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,774 Views 54 Comments

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

More than 40 GPs walk out of abortion services meeting

More than 40 GPs walk out of abortion services meeting

Dec 2nd 2018, 6:22 PM 29,840 Views 133 Comments

The Irish College of General Practitioners was holding an EGM in Malahide this afternoon.

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law
# ICGP
# ICGP

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:15 AM 8,359 Views 38 Comments

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services
# Survey
# Survey

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 15,794 Views 49 Comments

Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

May 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,716 Views 100 Comments

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'
# Gp Conference
# Gp Conference

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

May 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 28,312 Views 56 Comments

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.

How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland?
# Medical Abortion
# Medical Abortion

How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland?

Apr 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,726 Views 78 Comments

“They’d be more nervous telling a doctor they don’t know. Oftentimes, they might say they’re miscarrying.”

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad
# Emigration
# Emigration

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

Sep 1st 2014, 8:33 AM 7,008 Views 52 Comments

And current trainees may be following suit…

Go-ahead given to free GP care for under sixes
# Doctor Doctor
# Doctor Doctor

Go-ahead given to free GP care for under sixes

Apr 16th 2014, 1:30 PM 15,824 Views 71 Comments

The ICGP says that if Cabinet agrees to bring in free GP care, it will be a premature decision.

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today
# Showdown
# Showdown

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

Jan 31st 2014, 7:32 AM 5,491 Views 43 Comments

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

GPs call for law to allow termination in non-viable foetal abnormality
# Abortion
# Abortion

GPs call for law to allow termination in non-viable foetal abnormality

May 12th 2013, 5:33 PM 8,409 Views 157 Comments

The Irish College of General Practitioners narrowly passed the motion at its annual meeting today.