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# imo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action

They will be balloted today on whether to take action over the government’s lack of implementation of EU rules on working hours.

# imo - Friday 12 July, 2013

Competition Authority warns GPs against withdrawal from Primary Care Teams

The authority has told the Irish Medical Organisation that any refusal to join Government-run health teams would break European law.

# imo - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Doctors withdraw from Primary Care Teams in major escalation of dispute

GPs voted unanimously to pull out from Primary Care Teams over the latest cuts imposed by the Government.

# imo - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

# imo - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

IMO tells members to vote Yes on Haddington Road deal - reluctantly

The doctors’ union says the proposals on the table are “far from perfect” but that on balance, the deal is worth backing.

# imo - Friday 24 May, 2013

The Evening Fix: Now Getting Lucky in 8-bit

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Doctors' union delays decision on whether to back new pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation wants clarification on the nature of proposed talks to encourage junior doctors against emigrating.

# imo - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Govt criticised over reports it will "drop" free GP card scheme

The scheme, which would have applied to people with long-term illness, was an election commitment from the government.

# imo - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Croke Park II rejected as SIPTU, INTO, Unite and INMO vote No

SIPTU, the INMO, the IMO and Unite have all rejected the pay deal today.

# imo - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Unions against Croke Park deal will 'not be bound' by ICTU vote

Minister Brendan Howlin ha said that it is “dishonest” to say that there are no consequences arising from a ‘no’ vote.

# imo - Saturday 6 April, 2013

New IMO president promises to 'learn from mistakes of past'

Dr Matt Sadlier was officially installed in the top post during the organisation’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'

Non-consultant hospital doctors say they have had enough of excessive hours and inappropriate tasks.

Doctors issued new guidelines for using social media

The profession is reminded that doctor patient confidentiality extends to social media.

# imo - Friday 5 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Doctors' organisation rejects abortion motions

The IMO heard debates about legislating for abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal fetal anomalies.

# imo - Thursday 4 April, 2013

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II IMO

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II

The Irish Medical Organisation said their members would not be bound by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions by accepting the Croke Park II proposals

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you should know as you kick off your Thursday. (It’s a four-day week, hang in there.)

Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions IMO

Irish Medical Organisation AGM begins in Kerry amid tensions

The IMO president has said this year’s AGM is more important than many recent conferences.

# imo - Sunday 24 March, 2013

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension IMO

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension

The former chief executive of the Irish Medical Organisation departs with a €10 million pension which has been halved following negotiations.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

# imo - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today

SIPTU is to vote on whether it will urge its members to accept or reject the latest Croke Park agreement.

# imo - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

IMO details former CEO George McNeice's €9.7m settlement IMO

IMO details former CEO George McNeice's €9.7m settlement

The IMO accounts for 2012 shows reserves of over €3.2 million despite the settlement to the CEO and a €4 million write down on the value of the IMO offices.

Unions to address "major public meeting" against Croke Park 2 proposals

A nationwide campaign against the proposals will include a major public meeting in Cork City Hall.

# imo - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Doctors' union advises members to reject Croke Park 2 deal

The Irish Medical Organisation’s council unanimously recommends a No vote when members are balloted next month.

# imo - Monday 25 February, 2013

At a glance: What’s in the proposed public pay deal

The Labour Relations Commission has released details of its proposals that unions will now be asked to vote on.

Government, public service unions reach deal on extending Croke Park

ICTU says the deal reached means better protections for public servants than across-the-board pay cuts.

# imo - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Update: INMO, CPSU, Unite and IMO leave Croke Park extension talks

The INMO said it will not be bound by the outcome of any agreement should it emerge.

# imo - Monday 21 January, 2013

"It's a killer" - Junior doctors still forced to work 36-hour shifts Exclusive

A source also told that he works “about 70 hours a week on average” and is often not paid overtime.

# imo - Thursday 10 January, 2013

General Practice in Ireland at "breaking point", says IMO

The Irish Medical Organisation said that budget cuts ‘could end the capacity to introduce universal GP care’.

# imo - Friday 21 December, 2012

'€20m pension' for retiring Irish Medical Organisation chief was halved IMO

'€20m pension' for retiring Irish Medical Organisation chief was halved

George McNeice is now entitled to a pension pot of just under €10 million following the announcement of his retirement from the doctors’ representative group yesterday.

# imo - Friday 30 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# imo - Friday 27 July, 2012

Doctors' union accuses HSE of trying to collapse talks

The Irish Medical Organisation says talks last night on new work practices in the Health Sector were less constructive than hoped.

# imo - Monday 25 June, 2012

Public sector pay increments should be deferred, says Varadkar

Freezing pay increases could save up to €200 million a year, he said, but admits would be in breach of Croke Park Agreement.

# imo - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Call for urgent review of the medical card applications system

Delegates at the Irish Medical Organisation’s annual conference have called on the Minister for Heath to investigate delays in medical cards being issued.

# imo - Friday 13 April, 2012

Healthcare reform: It's a case of 'as you were'

Outgoing president of the Irish Medical Organisation has said that little has changed for healthcare workers at the coalface during the past year.

# imo - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference

The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.

# imo - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders

The health minister has confirmed that Cabinet has approved the drafting of legislation to do away with the barrier between some GPs and medical card patients.

# imo - Saturday 25 December, 2010

The 10 iPhone and iPad apps new owners need right now

Did you get an iPhone or iPad for Christmas? Spoilt for choice as to what to put on it? Well, here’s our handy guide.