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# maitiú ó tuathail

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# anatomy of a scandal
Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions
What happened with the draft deal in the spring of 2019?
# Vaccination
The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know
“The flu vaccine is one of the safest vaccines we have, it’s one of the oldest vaccines we have,” a GP said.
# the healthcare canary
'Ireland hasn't got the basics right yet': How is Covid-19 testing going for GPs?
“If we don’t have it for [this] level, we don’t have it for a surge,” one GP said.
# opioids
The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers
The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.
# maitiú ó tuathail
The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands
Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.