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Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations
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Opposition TDs call on Health Minister to explain Sláintecare resignations

Sep 9th 2021, 12:21 PM 17,217 Views 27 Comments

Laura Magahy and Dr Tom Keane have stepped down from their roles.

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
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Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract

Jun 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,495 Views 47 Comments
  • A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
  • Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
  • The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.
84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal
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# Public Health

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal

Apr 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 11,917 Views 8 Comments

It’s understood that the IMO will recommend the agreement to their members.

Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds
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Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds

Mar 14th 2021, 1:28 PM 18,716 Views 34 Comments

One quarter had reported that either they or colleagues had experienced “long-Covid” after being infected.

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute
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# Strike Action

Public health doctors accept invitation for talks with Department of Health over ongoing dispute

Jan 20th 2021, 9:15 PM 8,260 Views 1 Comment

In a ballot in November, 94% of IMO’s public health doctors voted in favour of strike action.

IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept
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IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept

Oct 30th 2020, 7:37 AM 24,156 Views 41 Comments

The IMO has backed plans by public health specialists to ballot for industrial action in a row over consultant contracts.

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals
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# Coronavirus

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals

Aug 12th 2020, 11:28 AM 22,608 Views 8 Comments

Many neonatal units have no isolation facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.

Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'
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# Covid-19

Dr Gabrielle Colleran: 'We cannot tolerate elderly patients lying on trolleys when Covid-19 is still a threat'

May 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,954 Views 6 Comments

Dr Gabrielle Colleran of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association says healthcare will have to take on a very different shape in the coming months.

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers
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# Covid-19

Consultant says private hospital contract is ‘a bad deal’ for taxpayers

Apr 27th 2020, 12:59 PM 36,692 Views 85 Comments

Last month the government reached an agreement with private hospitals to use all of their facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action
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# Waiting Lists

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action

Dec 17th 2019, 9:04 PM 12,455 Views 31 Comments

The IMO said its key demand is an end to the “unjustifiable pay inequality” faced by consultants.

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants
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# IMO

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

Nov 7th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,111 Views 85 Comments

“This vote emphasises the frustration and anger that consultants and NCHDs face.”

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'
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# Industrial Action

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'

Oct 17th 2019, 10:07 PM 8,687 Views 7 Comments

The IMO said it is setting a 21-day deadline for the receipt of serious proposals.

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'
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# Waiting Lists

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,633 Views 57 Comments

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll
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# Trolleys

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 66,301 Views 39 Comments

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'
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# Health Insurance

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:31 PM 20,516 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said capacity issues need to be urgently addressed.

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds
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# Future Health System

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds

Aug 26th 2019, 11:47 AM 35,059 Views 108 Comments

A new report says all new consultants should move to a contract that will end private clinics in public hospitals.

Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels
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Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels

Aug 16th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,170 Views 48 Comments

A government report found that Irish consultants have higher gross salaries than the UK or New Zealand.

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance
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# SIPO

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance

Mar 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 24,345 Views 0 Comments

Sipo investigated the doctors after they missed a deadline by which they had to reply.

Ireland's pay rates are not pushing more nurses, midwives and doctors to work abroad - report
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Ireland's pay rates are not pushing more nurses, midwives and doctors to work abroad - report

Sep 4th 2018, 6:08 PM 26,606 Views 75 Comments

The report said that there were issues around recruiting consultants with certain specialities in specific areas.

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal
# Breach Of Contracts
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# Breach Of Contracts

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal

Updated Jun 15th 2018, 1:19 PM 22,951 Views 107 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said “absolutely gigantic” amounts of money were involved in the case.

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
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# Temple Street

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,443 Views 28 Comments

Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed
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# Irish Hospitals

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed

Dec 8th 2017, 11:46 AM 10,693 Views 36 Comments

Bully and sexual harassment remain common in Ireland’s medical workplaces, according to the IMO.

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work
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# Public V Private

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:52 PM 23,188 Views 110 Comments

His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.

How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None
# Zero Tolerance
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# Zero Tolerance

How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None

Sep 18th 2017, 12:10 AM 20,763 Views 24 Comments

Four of the five locum/agency doctors at the hospital’s emergency department went on wildcat strike two weeks ago in a row over plans to slash their rate of pay.

'Risk to the public': 128 doctors working as consultants not on the required specialist register
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# Recruitment

'Risk to the public': 128 doctors working as consultants not on the required specialist register

Jun 25th 2017, 7:07 PM 20,938 Views 38 Comments

The figures came following a parliamentary question asked by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts
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Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts

May 15th 2017, 10:37 AM 13,059 Views 44 Comments

Consultants say these doctors do not have the expertise necessary to make the right decisions for patients.

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today
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Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

Apr 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 10,928 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

Consultants will be getting a pay rise after HSE drops high court appeal
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# Cough It Up

Consultants will be getting a pay rise after HSE drops high court appeal

Jan 26th 2017, 7:39 AM 14,361 Views 91 Comments

The consultants’ claims relate to the terms of a 2008 pay deal.

Irish Water: 'We did not waste €70m on consultants'
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# Water Charges

Irish Water: 'We did not waste €70m on consultants'

Jan 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,319 Views 83 Comments

Irish Water state the money was spent on experts that were needed to set up the utility.

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
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# Job Vacancy

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Oct 19th 2016, 4:04 PM 18,690 Views 50 Comments

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013
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# Outside Help

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013

May 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 12,388 Views 75 Comments

The area of Environment and Transportation accounted for more than half of the consultant fees paid out.

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest
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# Inquest

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest

Sep 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 17,342 Views 26 Comments

Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
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# Stand Down

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 10:34 AM 46,094 Views 131 Comments

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world
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# Health

Irish health spending one of the lowest in western Europe, consultants among the best paid in the world

Jul 1st 2014, 12:23 PM 8,219 Views 54 Comments

Ireland lags behind the US and most of western Europe in health spend to GDP ratio.

Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM
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Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM

Apr 25th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,060 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation is also to discuss new rules to increase transparency for its members.

Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court
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# Standoff

Reilly: We'll be more than happy to meet St Vincent's in court

Apr 6th 2014, 1:13 PM 15,929 Views 62 Comments

The hospital was asked by the HSE to stop 80 consultants on State salaries from working between both public and private hospitals on the campus.

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m
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# Tenders

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 10,180 Views 54 Comments

Minister Rabbitte told the Dáil that his department was assisted in the tender process by a consulting firm.

Problems recruiting consultants? 'Let's deal with it'
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Problems recruiting consultants? 'Let's deal with it'

Feb 11th 2014, 7:51 PM 9,202 Views 11 Comments

The IMO said this evening that there has been nothing but “disincentives and obstacles” put in the way of highly skilled doctors.

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