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#Junior Doctors

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:00 PM 10,178 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

It’s on: Junior doctors to go on strike on 25 September
# Docs On Strike
# Docs On Strike

It’s on: Junior doctors to go on strike on 25 September

Sep 3rd 2013, 10:57 PM 13,924 Views 63 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation served formal notice of the industrial action this evening over the chaotic working hours of junior doctors.

Doctors union to meet to discuss industrial action
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

Doctors union to meet to discuss industrial action

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:41 AM 3,492 Views 18 Comments

The union voted overwhelmingly in favour of action yesterday, with 97 per cent of junior doctors saying yes.

# junior-doctors - Monday 2 September, 2013

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Docs On Strike
# Docs On Strike

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:39 PM 5,865 Views 55 Comments

Junior doctors in the IMO voted by 97 per cent to just 3 per cent in favour of industrial action over their chaotic working hours.

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?
# 24nomore
# 24nomore

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:50 AM 3,437 Views 27 Comments

The result of a ballot on industrial action is due later today.

# junior-doctors - Monday 26 August, 2013

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike

Aug 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 13,731 Views 105 Comments

Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 8 August, 2013

IMO to discuss crisis with health officials
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

IMO to discuss crisis with health officials

Aug 8th 2013, 2:46 PM 5,631 Views 39 Comments

IMO is still balloting junior doctors on industrial action today.

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,996 Views 57 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Friday 26 July, 2013

Agency contracts for junior doctors could cost €21 million this year
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Agency contracts for junior doctors could cost €21 million this year

Jul 26th 2013, 11:13 AM 5,513 Views 13 Comments

The Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on health says that Ireland has been ‘over-reliant’ on foreign doctors.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Government wants another year to reduce junior doctors' hours
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Government wants another year to reduce junior doctors' hours

May 14th 2013, 3:19 PM 6,733 Views 16 Comments

The IMO says the public pay talks are now dealing with proposals to impose the Working Time Directive by the end of 2014.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Junior doctors, property tax and health insurance
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Junior doctors, property tax and health insurance

Mar 5th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,568 Views 5 Comments

The working hours of Irish junior doctors will be discussed by the Health committee today.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Doctors' pay must be cut in order to limit working times: Reilly
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

Doctors' pay must be cut in order to limit working times: Reilly

Feb 20th 2013, 7:18 PM 13,217 Views 136 Comments

The Minister for Health says Ireland can only follow EU rules on working hours for doctors if they’re paid less.

# junior-doctors - Monday 21 January, 2013

Column: Working conditions in hospitals are so bad that sometimes I get no sleep at all
# Lifting The Lid
# Lifting The Lid

Column: Working conditions in hospitals are so bad that sometimes I get no sleep at all

Jan 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 1,320 Views 91 Comments

Writing under the condition of anonymity, one junior doctor describes a typical work week in a busy Dublin hospital.

# junior-doctors - Friday 30 November, 2012

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate
# Health
# Health

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate

Nov 30th 2012, 8:48 AM 9,813 Views 109 Comments

Over 800 junior doctors have warned James Reilly that the agenda to portray the medical profession as though it is driven by greed is creating “deep unease”.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Survey: Majority of medical students plan to leave Ireland after internships
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Survey: Majority of medical students plan to leave Ireland after internships

Jul 17th 2012, 3:59 PM 9,426 Views 31 Comments

A Fine Gael senator says we need a national debate to figure out why young trainee doctors are so keen to emigrate.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

HSE spends €80,000 housing Asian doctors - but many cannot work
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

HSE spends €80,000 housing Asian doctors - but many cannot work

Sep 21st 2011, 8:54 AM 1,049 Views 16 Comments

Almost half the junior doctors recruited in India and Pakistan earlier this year have not been able to join hospital teams.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Health service 'reaching breaking point' over doctor shortages
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Health service 'reaching breaking point' over doctor shortages

Sep 7th 2011, 1:09 PM 1,093 Views 14 Comments

The warning comes as it emerged just 60 of nearly 300 doctors recruited from India and Pakistan have been registered to begin working.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 3 September, 2011

# junior-doctors - Friday 26 August, 2011

HSE spent €100,000 on ten-day trip to South Asia
# HSE
# HSE

HSE spent €100,000 on ten-day trip to South Asia

Aug 26th 2011, 10:30 AM 698 Views 21 Comments

The last-minute trip to find junior doctors in India and Pakistan cost more than €10,000 a day.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Dirty doctors to lose parking privileges
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Dirty doctors to lose parking privileges

Aug 11th 2011, 12:38 PM 848 Views 11 Comments

Junior doctors at one Dublin hospital will lose their car parking spaces if they don’t attend hygiene classes.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 4 August, 2011

HSE is now €208 million over budget
# HSE
# HSE

HSE is now €208 million over budget

Aug 4th 2011, 6:21 PM 434 Views 9 Comments

The latest HSE performance report shows the extent of the overspend for the first six months of the year.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

# junior-doctors - Saturday 9 July, 2011

President signs emergency laws to tackle shortage of junior doctors
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

President signs emergency laws to tackle shortage of junior doctors

Jul 9th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,043 Views 32 Comments

President McAleese signed the Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Act, passing it into law, late last night.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Opposition TDs condemn last-minute Medical Practitioners bill
# Urgent?
# Urgent?

Opposition TDs condemn last-minute Medical Practitioners bill

Jul 6th 2011, 2:29 PM 249 Views 1 Comment

The first Bill being rushed through the Oireachtas this term was signalled last week, but only published today.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Protest at Tallaght hospital in solidarity with staff
# Patients
# Patients

Protest at Tallaght hospital in solidarity with staff

Jul 2nd 2011, 6:42 PM 358 Views 2 Comments

Demonstrators say the facility is seriously under resourced. Meanwhile a protest about Roscommon County Hospital is planned for Leinster House for Wednesday.

# junior-doctors - Friday 1 July, 2011

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story

Jul 1st 2011, 11:19 AM 924 Views 32 Comments

One young medic describes the sometimes nightmarish world of hospital staff shortages to TheJournal.ie.

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister

Jul 1st 2011, 9:42 AM 1,606 Views 22 Comments

Dr James Reilly said more than 200 posts are still unfilled as he revealed plans to shut down A&E services at one hospital.

# junior-doctors - Monday 27 June, 2011

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade
# Anger
# Anger

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade

Jun 27th 2011, 8:42 PM 430 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach has confirmed that the hospital’s emergency department will no longer be 24/7.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs
# Shortages
# Shortages

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs

Jun 21st 2011, 3:47 PM 584 Views 1 Comment

A memo sent to staff at Midlands Regional Hospital indicates that the out-patient and in-patient departments will be affected.

Minister for Health warns of shortage of junior doctors
# Dr Shortage
# Dr Shortage

Minister for Health warns of shortage of junior doctors

Jun 21st 2011, 9:46 AM 678 Views 1 Comment

The shortage of doctors will become more obvious from 11 July, when junior doctors are rotated between posts.

# junior-doctors - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda

Jun 19th 2011, 12:44 PM 648 Views 8 Comments

It comes as there were warnings about accident and emergency services in Dublin and Laois earlier this week.

# junior-doctors - Friday 17 June, 2011

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?

Jun 17th 2011, 5:38 PM 508 Views 0 Comments

It’s claimed the department will be unable to cope by mid July because of doctor shortages.